The club was originally formed in 1963 as a merger of FC Mauren and FC Eschen. Since 1975, the first team has always played in Liga 2 except for the 1999/2000 season when they were promoted to 1. Liga, Group 3 before being relegated back again to 2.Liga interregional. After the 2007/08 season, it won promotion once again.
USV has lost the Liechtensteiner Cup on 5 occasions, the most recent being in 2012. In the 2009-10 Liechtensteiner Cup, the first team was drawn against its reserve squad in the semi-finals. The first team lost the match and earned a spot in the finals, winning to FC Vaduz.