Unión de Santa Fe
|This article needs additional citations for verification. (October 2014)|
|Full name||Club Atlético Unión de Santa Fe|
|Founded||15 April 1907|
|Ground||Estadio 15 de Abril,
Santa Fe, Argentina
|2014||1st of Zona B (Promoted)|
|Website||Club home page|
Club Atlético Unión (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈkluβ aˈtletiko uˈnjon]; mostly known as Unión de Santa Fe [uˈnjon de santa ˈfe], CA Unión de Santa Fe or simply Unión) is a sports club from Santa Fe, the capital city of the Santa Fe Province with the same name in Argentina. The club, founded in 1907, has a strong rivalry with Colón de Santa Fe.
Although Unión is mostly known for its football team, that currently plays in Primera División, the club hosts other sports such as archery, basketball, field hockey, gymnastics, martial arts, roller skating, swimming and volleyball.
In 1965, the football team was promoted to the Segunda División Argentina for the first time. The team has played there for many years, alternating with periods in the second division. Unión's supporters are called "unionistas", "tatengues", while the squad is usually nicknamed "El Tate". The colours of the club consist of red and white vertical stripes.
In 1979 Unión played the final matches of the Nacional championship, but lost at the hands of River Plate, because the goal scored by River in the first match (with a final score of 1-1) ended up in an average over Union according to the away goals rule applied to that tournament.
The most famous footballers who played for Unión are Leopoldo Luque, World Cup winner with Argentina in 1978, and Nery Pumpido, the goalkeeper of the national team that won the World Cup in Mexico 1986.
Manager: Leonardo Madelón
- To appear in this section a player must have played at least 50 games for the club and/or played officially for their national team.
- Primera B (1): 1966
- Liga Santafesina de Fútbol (36): 1915, 1917, 1919, 1920, 1924, 1926, 1928, 1932, 1934, 1935, 1936, 1938, 1939, 1940, 1942, 1953, 1954, 1955,
1956, 1959, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966, Classificatorio 1971, Selectivo 1971, 1971, 1974, 1979, 1994, Apertura 2000, Apertura 2003, Apertura 2010
- Official website (Spanish)
- Tatequerido (Spanish)
- Tatengues.com (Spanish)
- Mundo Rojiblanco (Spanish)
- LosTates (Spanish)
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Unión de Santa Fe.|