The Federación Española de Fútbol took complete control of the cup tournament and decided that the clubs of the existing regional championship would qualify for the national cup championship; no free entry would be permitted anymore. Apart from some exception, the elimination rounds were played in two matches (home and away) from this season onwards.
Participating Clubs: Sociedad Gimnástica Española de Madrid Athletic de Bilbao España de Barcelona Vigo Sporting (champions of Galicia) and Sevilla Balompié (champions of Andalusia) did not inscribe for the tournament. Results: Semifinals First Leg [Apr 26] España de Barcelona 1-0 Sociedad Gimnástica Española Second Leg [May 3] Soc.Gimnástica Española 1-1 España de Barcelona Final [May 10] Estadio de Amute, Irún (Guipúzcoa) Athletic de Bilbao 2-1 España de Barcelona [Zuazo (2); Villena (1)] [Ref: Paulsson] Line-ups: Athletic: Ibarreche, Hurtado, Solaun, Eguía, J. M. Belauste, Iceta, Echevarría, Pichichi, Zuazo, Apón, R. Belauste España: Puch, Prat, Mariné, Salbo, Casellas, Salbo, Coletas, Baró, Bellavista, Passani, Villena
Overview of Finals
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Author: José Vicente Tejedor Carnicero
Last updated: 19 Jan 2000
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