S.C.U. Torreense

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Full nameSC União Torreense
GroundManuel Marques
LeagueCampeonato de Portugal
2017–18Group D, 4th

Sport Clube União Torreense is a Portuguese association football club, founded in Torres Vedras in 1917, with the original name Sport União Torreense. It participated six times in the Portuguese Liga (last in 1991–92 season) and its best result was two seventh final places (1955–56 and 1956–57), coincidentally the team's first two years in the top flight. Torreense participated in the 1956 final of the Cup of Portugal, where they lost 2–0 to FC Porto. They also played in Portuguese Second Division (second level) between 1952 and 1955,[1] 1959 to 1964, 1965 to 1972, 1973 to 1977, 1978 to 1981, 1982 to 1991, 1992 to 1995 and 1997 to 1998. Its stadium was built in 1925 and has a capacity of 12,000 people.[2]

Recent seasons[edit]

In the 2008–09 season, they were relegated from Group D of Portuguese Second Division. In the 2009–10 season, they finished Promotion Group E of Portuguese Third Division on second place and in 2010–11 they returned to the Portuguese Second Division, finishing it in third place.[3]

Current squad[edit]

As of 6 April 2017

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 Portugal GK João Ascenso
2 China DF Lin Yan
3 Portugal DF Bruno Sales
4 Portugal DF Fábio Santos
5 Portugal DF Rui Burguette
6 Portugal MF Manuel Curto
7 China MF Boxuan Feng
8 Canada MF Stephen Eustáquio
9 Portugal FW Pedro Bonifácio
10 Brazil MF Diego Zílio
11 Portugal FW Leandro Morais
12 Brazil GK Cléber Santana
13 Portugal MF Tiano Esgaio
14 Burkina Faso DF Dalhata Soro
No. Position Player
15 Portugal FW Luís Pinto
17 Portugal FW Hélio Vaz
18 China MF Zhang Lingfeng
19 China DF Qin Cheng
20 Portugal FW Tiago Pereira
21 Portugal DF David Rosa
22 Brazil DF Weliton Mato
23 Portugal GK Marcelo Deodato
24 Portugal DF João Lobo
Portugal DF Rafael Pinto
China MF Shang Jin
Portugal MF Tomás Jorge
China FW Sun Zhaoliang




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  4. ^ "Sport Clube União Torreense :: Estatísticas :: Títulos :: Palmarés :: História :: Golos :: Próximos Jogos :: Resultados :: Notícias :: Videos :: Fotos :: Plantel :: zerozero.pt". www.zerozero.pt. Retrieved 12 April 2018. horizontal tab character in |title= at position 106 (help)