19 February 2012

Mess with the Cup final and Espanyol

Espanyol Offers Cornellá-El Prat for the final of the Copa del Rey and its president Ramón Condal ​​denies.

Giro de tuerca about yet another chapter in the choice of venue for the final of Copa del Rey. As reported by the program Tot Gira de Catalunya Ràdio, Espanyol offered Cornellá-El Prat Stadium to host the final of the Copa del Rey between Barça and Athletic. Given the comings and goings of the stadium, the Vicente Calderón, Mestalla, the comb or the Camp Nou, Espanyol could seize the moment to host a Cup final would bring to the coffers of the club about 3 million, in addition to encouraging economically businesses that surround the stadium perico especially hotel and shopping center Splau. However, Ramón Condal ​​Espanyol president, passed through the microphones of their own Catalunya Ràdio to deny this information, claiming that "it is impossible for Cornellá-El Prat host the final as a matter of capacity."

Sport contacted the RFEF and sources confirmed that the Federation did offer Espanyol stadium. Remember that the capacity of Cornellá-El Prat is 40500 viewers, down from Mestalla, the most truthful. But as Barcelona has confirmed it is impossible to be played in Cornellá-El Prat. (via SPORT)