União de Marechal Hermes Futebol Clube

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União de Marechal
Full nameUnião de Marechal Hermes Futebol Clube
FoundedNovember 5, 1915
GroundEstádio Luso-Brasileiro, Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro state, Brazil
Capacity5,994
colours
Team photo from the 2011 season

União de Marechal Hermes Futebol Clube, commonly known as União de Marechal Hermes, is a Brazilian football club based in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro state. The club was formerly known as Sport Club União de Marechal Hermes.

History[edit]

The club was founded on November 5, 1915,[1] as Sport Club União de Marechal Hermes, being renamed to União de Marechal Hermes Futebol Clube on May 13, 2000. União is named after the neighborhood they are located in, Marechal Hermes.

Stadium[edit]

União de Marechal Hermes Futebol Clube play their home games at Estádio Luso-Brasileiro.[1] The stadium has a maximum capacity of 5,994 people.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Rodolfo Rodrigues (2009). Escudos dos Times do Mundo Inteiro. Panda Books. p. 74.
  2. ^ "CNEF - Cadastro Nacional de Estádios de Futebol" (PDF) (in Portuguese). Confederação Brasileira de Futebol. Archived from the original (PDF) on May 10, 2013. Retrieved April 24, 2011.