Clube de Futebol União, commonly known as União da Madeira, is a Portuguese football club from Funchal, Madeira The club was founded on 1 November 1913, thus being one of the oldest football clubs in Portugal. The club's home ground is the Estádio do Centro Desportivo da Madeira, located in Ribeira Brava, approximately 20 minutes drive from the capital Funchal.
The club won promotion back to the Primeira Liga after a 20-year absence in 2015 with a 3–0 away victory at Oriental Lisboa. The players upon arrival at Santa Cruz airport in Madeira were surrounded by fans and automatically gained hero status. Celebrations and a parade carried on upon arrival for the small Madeiran outfit. União da Madeira has played in the Primeira Liga on five occasions between the 1989–90 and 1991–92 seasons and the 1993–94 and 1994–95 seasons. As a sports club, União da Madeira has sports departments for Basketball, Fencing, Football, Handball, Roller hockey, Rugby and Volleyball. União da Madeira are currently sponsored by Italian sportswear manufacturer Macron.
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