C.F. União de Coimbra

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União Coimbra
Full name Clube de Futebol União de Coimbra
Founded 1919
Ground Estádio Municipal Sérgio Conceição,
Coimbra
Ground Capacity 2,500
Chairman Portugal Carlos Balteiro
Manager Portugal António Cortesão
League Portuguese Second Division, Série C
2004-05 Portuguese Third Division: Serie D, 1st (Promoted)

Clube de Futebol União de Coimbra, usually known as União de Coimbra (Portuguese pronunciation: [uniˈɐ̃w̃ dɨ kuˈĩbɾɐ]), is a sports club in the city of Coimbra, Portugal. The club was founded in June 2, 1919 and has a large array of sports departments which includes football, futsal, basketball, aikido, volleyball and swimming.

The main football team of União de Coimbra played one season in the Portuguese First Division in the past, among big clubs like FC Porto, Benfica and Sporting Clube de Portugal. In August 2009 it resigned from senior football [1] after it won promotion to the Portuguese Third Division. It played in the Estádio Municipal Sérgio Conceição, in Taveiro, Coimbra, which was named after the football player Sérgio Conceição and has 2500 seats.

Football: league history[edit]

The club has a single presence at the top level of Portuguese football.

Season Pos. Pl. W D L GS GA P Notes
1972-1973 1D 14 30 5 7 18 22 54 17 relegated
1992–93 3 1 34 21 13 0 62 15 55 Promoted

In popular culture[edit]

Bruno Aleixo, a fictional character, popular in Portugal and Brazil, created by the comedy group GANA is a supporter of União de Coimbra.

Honours[edit]

  • Campeão Nacional 2ªDiv.: 1
  • Campeão Nacional 3ªDiv.: 1
  • Campeão Distrital da Associação de Futebol de Coimbra: 1
  • Winner of the Taça da Associação de Futebol de Coimbra: 1

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