Unión Montañesa Escobedo is a Spanish football team based in Escobedo, Camargo, in the autonomous community of Cantabria. Founded in 1964 it plays in Tercera División – Group 3, holding home matches at Estadio Eusebio Arce.
|Full name||Unión Montañesa Escobedo|
|Ground||Eusebio Arce, Escobedo,|
|Chairman||José Luis Merino|
|League||3ª – Group 3|
|2018–19||3ª – Group 3, 1st|
Escobedo was founded in 1964. The team played in the regional leagues for the vast majority of its first 26 years, with the one exception being a season-long stay in Tercera División in 1967–68.
The team returned to the category, now the national fourth division, twenty-one years later, remaining there for the subsequent decades. In 1991–92 and the following campaigns it was crowned division champions, adding four runner-up places; however, none of the ten promotion playoff visits to Segunda División B was successful.
On 28 September 2017, Escobedo achieved its first regional tournament by winning the Cantabrian stage of the Copa Federación after beating Cayón by a huge 3–0 in the final. In the 2018-19 season the club won Group 3 of the Tercera División.
Season to seasonEdit
- 31 seasons in Tercera División
Escobedo's home ground is the Estadio Eusebio Arce, around a mile west of Muriedas, the capital of Camargo. It has a capacity of 2,000 seats with a low, cantilevered stand that runs the length of the pitch on the north side of the enclosure. The stand also houses the players changing facilities, club offices and a social club.
- "La UM Escobedo, Campeón de la Copa Federación" (in Spanish). Contrameta. 28 September 2017. Retrieved 5 October 2017.
- "Histórico UM Escobedo - Tercera División G 3 2018/2019". www.resultados-futbol.com. Retrieved 2019-12-03.