Pyrenees Cup

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First Pyrenees Cup, won by FC Barcelona in 1910. Photo taken at the FC Barcelona Museum.

The Pyrenees Cup was a competition of the Pyrenees football initiative patron Occitan Monsieur Labat held between 1910 and 1914 with the participation of Spanish and French clubs based in the territories of Pyrénées (Catalonia, the Basque Country, Languedoc, Midi-Pyrénées and Aquitaine).

The Cup was one of the first international football competition in Europe. The final was played in a different country every year. The tournament stopped due to the beginning of World War I in 1914.

History[edit]

Year Venue Champion Runner-up Results
1910 Sète FC Barcelona Real Sociedad 2–1
1911 Toulouse FC Barcelona Gars Bordeaux FC 4–0
1912 Toulouse FC Barcelona Stade Bordelais Université Club 5–3
1913 Barcelona FC Barcelona Comète simotes Bordeaux 7–2
1914 Barcelona FC Espanya Comète simotes Bordeaux 3–1

Titles by club[edit]

Club Championships Runners-up
FC Barcelona 4 0
FC Espanya 1 0
Comète simotes Bordeaux 0 2
Gars Bordeaux FC 0 1
Real Sociedad 0 1
Stade Bordelais Université Club 0 1

Titles by region[edit]

Club Championships Runners-up
Flag of Catalonia.svg Catalonia 5 0
Flag of Aquitaine.svg Aquitaine 0 4
Flag of the Basque Country.svg Basque Country 0 1

Line-up[edit]

Year Team Champion Champion line-up[1]
1910 FC Barcelona Solà; Bru, Amechazurra; Peris, Aguirreche, Grau; Forns, Graells, Carles Comamala, Rodríguez i Charles Wallace
1911 FC Barcelona Renyé; Bru, Amechazurra; Quirante, Peris, Grau; Forns, Percival Wallace, Carles Comamala, Charles Wallace i Espelta
1912 FC Barcelona Llisard Peris; Irizar, Amechazurra; Berdié, Alfred Massana, Wilson; Francesc Armet, Pepe Rodríguez, Steel, Morales i Forns
1913 FC Barcelona Renyé; Berrondo, Amechazurra; Rozitsky, Alfred Massana, Greenwell; Forns, Allack, Berdié, Alcàntara i Enric Peris
1914 FC Espanya de Barcelona Puig; Ribera, Mariné; Prats, Casellas, Salvo I; Villena, Baró, Bellavista, Passaní i Salvo II

References[edit]

  1. ^ Antoni Closa i Garcia, Jaume Rius i Solé, Joan Vidal i Urpí, ed. (2001). Un Segle de futbol català: 1900-2000 (in Catalan). Barcelona: Federació Catalana de Futbol. p. 62. 

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