UD Fuerteventura

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Fuerteventura
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Full name Unión Deportiva Fuerteventura
Nickname(s) Fuerte
Founded 2004
Dissolved 2010
Ground Los Pozos, Puerto del Rosario,
Canary Islands, Spain
Ground Capacity 2,000
2009–10 3ª - Group 12, (R)

Unión Deportiva Fuerteventura was a Spanish football team based in Fuerteventura, in the autonomous community of the Canary Islands. Founded in 2004, it played its last season (2009–10) in Tercera División, and held home games at Estadio Los Pozos, with a capacity of 2,000 spectators.

History[edit]

Club Deportivo Corralejo was founded in 1975. In 2004, as the Canary Islands team was playing in Segunda División B, it merged with Club Deportivo Fuerteventura (born in 1987) to create Unión Deportiva Fuerteventura.

The new club started also in level three, after taking Corralejo's berth, but was relegated immediately. In 2007–08, again in the third category, Fuerteventura achieved its best-ever position as third, but lost in the promotion playoffs to Alicante CF (0–3 on aggregate).

In the following season, although the club finished above the relegation zone, it was nonetheless relegated for failing to pay its players, and folded soon after.[1]

For 2010–11, Fuerteventura tried to compete in the first regional division, taking the reserve team's license, but the club was finally dissolved due to the lack of funds.

Season to season[edit]

Season Division Place Copa del Rey
2004/05 2ªB 17th
2005/06 1st
2006/07 4th
2007/08 2ªB 3rd
2008/09 2ªB 15th
2009/10 (R)

Famous players[edit]

Category:UD Fuerteventura footballers

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