Unión de Curtidores

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Unión de Curtidores
Full name Club Unión De Curtidore
Nickname(s) Curtidores, Cuereros, La Franja, Garra Curtidora , El Union
Founded August 15, 1928
Ground Estadio Nou Camp
León, Guanajuato, México
Ground Capacity 30,000
Manager Mexico Alberto Coyote
League Segunda División Profesional
Clausura 2014 (runner-up)

Unión de Curtidores is a Mexican football team, nicknamed Curtidores. The club was founded on August 15, 1928. The club plays in the Segunda División Profesional in Estadio Leon[1] in the city of León, Guanajuato. Due to the club's long history and tradition it has many followers, not just in the city of León, but nationwide. Even though the club has not won a prestige title in over 80 years of its existence, the club still captivates fans young and old alike.




Unión de Curtidores is a Mexican football team. They are nicknamed Curtidores. The cub was founded on August 15, 1928. The club gained fame in the early 1930s by defeating local clubs in such a way that the board of directors tried to enroll the club in the Mexican first division. It was not until 1943 when the club and the club's state of Guanajuato joined forces and created Union-Leon, which later went to become Club León. The club went on to keep the club's name and the colors and in 1967 joined the Segunda División Profesional.[2] In the 1970-1971 tournament, the club finished 7th overall. In 1971-1972 the club finished one point away from being relegated. In 1972-1973 the club fished 8th overall. In 1974-1975 they managed to qualify for the playoffs beating Club Leon 1-0, but fell to Toluca, who went on to become the champion that year.

Old crest

Kit evolution[edit]

First kit evolution


  1. ^ carlos (2007-11-30). "Stadium 3D warehouse". Sketchup.google.com. Retrieved 2012-09-29. 
  2. ^ Articole clubs history [dead link]