Copa del Rey: Spanish Football Federation heeds to Athletic Bilbao, Real Sociedad's request of playing final in front of fans
The RFEF said it agreed “wholeheartedly” with the two football clubs wishes for fans to attend the match.
The first final between Athletic Bilbao and Real Sociedad, two prestigious Basque clubs, was due to be held on 18 April in Seville until all organised football was indefinitely postponed in March as COVID-19 swept Spain.
LaLiga: After Barcelona's chaotic start to 2020 with on and off field setbacks, Lionel Messi calls for calm to think about football
Messi made the call for his club to put its house in order ahead of an important stretch of matches for the defending league champions
Copa del Rey: Martin Odegaard's winner helps Real Sociedad edge past second-division side Mirandes in semi-final tie
Real Sociedad beat second division Mirandes 2-1 at home in the Copa del Rey semi-final first leg on Thursday to stay on course to reach the final for the first time in 32 years.
Copa del Rey: Iker Muniain's goal gives Athletic Bilbao slight edge over Granada with narrow victory in semi-final first leg
Athletic spurned early chances before the electric Williams broke down the left flank and drove a low ball across for Muniain to convert from close range.
Atletico Madrid secured a much-needed 1-0 victory against Granada which was inspired by returning captain Koke.
Copa del Rey: Revamped tournament earns praise from fans, players and small clubs after upsets of heavyweights
The transformation of the Copa del Rey, however, has earned rave reviews from fans and players, above all from the mid-level and small clubs which now have a much better chance to pull off an upset.
The Copa del Rey's new single-elimination format claimed its biggest victims, with Real Madrid and Barcelona both being eliminated in the quarter-finals.
Copa del Rey: Mirandes pull off another upset with 4-2 win over Villarreal, reach semi-finals for second time
Small second-division club Mirandes pulled off another upset in the Copa del Rey on Wednesday, eliminating Villarreal 4-2 to reach the competition's semi-finals for the second time.
Former Valencia forward Roberto Soldado converted the penalty four minutes into added time after VAR awarded the spot-kick for a handball by a Valencia player after a corner
Copa del Rey: Lionel Messi inspires Barcelona to thumping victory over Leganes to seal quarter-final spot
A Lionel Messi-inspired Barcelona eased past Leganes 5-0 on Thursday to reach the Copa del Rey quarter-finals.
Copa del Rey: Raphael Varane, Vinicius Junior help Real Madrid outclass Zaragoza to seal quarter-final berth
Real Madrid thrashed a depleted Real Zaragoza side 4-0 on Wednesday to reach the Copa del Rey quarter-finals.
Copa del Rey: Fans 'don’t deserve this,' says Atletico Madrid midfielder Saul Niguez after elimination at hands of Cultural Leonesa
Atletico, who are third in La Liga and into the last 16 of the Champions League, beat Barcelona 3-2 in the Spanish Super Cup earlier this month and held Real Madrid to a draw in the competition’s final before losing on penalties
Copa del Rey: LaLiga giants Atletico Madrid stunned 1-2 by Segunda B side Cultural Leonesa in extra-time shock
La Liga giants Atletico Madrid suffered a shock 2-1 extra-time defeat in the Copa del Rey to third-tier side Cultural Leonesa whose upset victory secured a place in the last 16
Copa del Rey: Antoine Griezmann's late goals save Barcelona against Ibiza in Round of 32; Read Madrid beat Unionistas
With Lionel Messi rested and Luis Suárez out injured, it was Antoine Griezmann who had to come through to save Barcelona from an embarrassing elimination in the Copa del Rey.
Spanish Super Cup: Tournament given boost by new format, relocation to Saudi Arabia, says Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos
Real and Atletico each ended last season empty-handed and would not have qualified for the competition under its previous format as a season curtain-raiser between the Spanish champions and the Copa del Rey winners
Spanish Super Cup's format, relocation to Saudi Arabia caused by football's desire for money, says Barcelona's Ernesto Valverde
Valverde also questioned the merits of opening the competition up to Atletico and Real Madrid, who ended last season empty-handed
Spanish Super Cup: Saudi Arabia to host four-team tournament featuring Barcelona and Real Madrid in January
The Spanish Super Cup — to be contested between Barcelona, Atletico Madrid, Valencia and Real Madrid — will be held in Saudi Arabia and moved to the winter for the next three editions, Spain's football association has announced.
Champions League: Barcelona look to gain momentum against Slavia Prague after 3-1 loss to Levante in La Liga exposes vulnerability in midfield
Some have suggested Barcelona lack leaders although few could argue the likes of Lionel Messi, Gerard Pique, Luis Suarez and Sergio Busquets do not command respect
LaLiga: Barcelona, Real Madrid agree on 18 December as new date for El Clasico; RFEF yet to confirm change
All that remains is for the RFEF to confirm the change with La Liga, although the league would prefer the match take place on 7 December.