União Atlético Povoense

União Atlético Povoense is a football club based in Póvoa de Santa Iria, Portugal. They currently compete in the First Division of the Lisbon Football Association.

UA Povoense
Full nameUnião Atlético Povoense
Short namePovoense
Founded1 May 1942; 80 years ago (1942-05-01)
GroundComplexo Desportivo da Quinta da Piedade
Capacity350
PresidentAntónio Fonseca
Head coachTó-Pê
League AF Lisboa - First Division
WebsiteClub website

HistoryEdit

The cultural and recreational collective named União Atlético Povoense was founded on 1 May 1942 by a small group of citizens from Póvoa de Santa Iria, in the municipality of Vila Franca de Xira. The founding ceremony took place at a small warehouse belonging to the company Pereira e Bessa, in the Rua da República in Póvoa de Santa Iria. The club's constitution was approved on 23 May 1942 and published on the Diário do Governo no. 223 on 23 November 1942.[1]

The club's colors since its foundation are yellow and red.[1] Presently, the club also competes in futsal, athletics and swimming.

HonorsEdit

  • AF Lisboa – Second Division[2]
Winners: 1972–73
  • AF Lisboa – Third Division[2]
Winners (3): 1958–59, 1967–68, 1982–83
  • AF Lisboa – Cup[2]
Winners: 2014–2015

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b ">>> União Atlético Povoense". www.uapovoense.net. Retrieved 2021-10-17.
  2. ^ a b c "At. Povoense - Titles". Playmakerstats. Retrieved 17 October 2021.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)

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