C.D. Cova da Piedade
|Full name||Clube Desportivo da Cova da Piedade|
|Nickname(s)||Rapazes de Azul-Grená|
|Ground||Estádio Municipal José Martins Vieira, Cova da Piedade|
Clube Desportivo Cova da Piedade was founded on 28 January 1947, resulting from the merge between União Piedense Futebol Clube, founded in 9 April 1914, and Sporting Clube Piedense. Cova da Piedade's current president is Paulo Veiga.
Promotion to LigaProEdit
On 30 April 2016, Cova da Piedade were promoted for the first time ever to the professional second-tier (all previous presences in the second-tier were prior to the creation of Segunda Divisão de Honra in 1990) after beating Angrense 2–1, confirming the first place on Campeonato de Portugal, South Zone, with two more matches still to play. They won the third-tier championship title on 5 June 2016, against North Zone winners Vizela.
Cova da Piedade play their matches at Estádio Municipal José Martins Vieira (named after the former President of the Municipality of Almada) and has a capacity for 3,000 spectators. The stadium has natural turf.
- As of 16 August, 2019
Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.
League and cup historyEdit
|Season||Tier||Competition||Pos.||Pl.||W||D||L||GS||GA||P||Portuguese Cup||Portuguese League Cup||Notes|
|2014-15||3||Campeonato de Portugal (league)||3||18||8||4||6||17||15||28||Round 3||Not eligible|
|2015-16||3||Campeonato de Portugal (league)||1||18||10||5||3||23||13||35||Round 4||Not eligible||Promoted|
|2016-17||2||Portuguese Second Division||16||42||14||11||17||45||60||53||Round 4||2nd qualifying round|
|2017-18||2||Portuguese Second Division||9||38||14||9||15||42||45||51||Quarter-finals||2nd qualifying round|
- Cova da Piedade at zerozero (in Portuguese)