UE Santa Coloma

association football club

Unió Esportiva Santa Coloma, short UE Santa Coloma, is a football club from Andorra . The club is from Santa Coloma in the parish of Andorra la Vella. They currently plays in Primera Divisió.

UE Santa Coloma
Full nameUnió Esportiva Santa Coloma
Nickname(s)UE
Esquirols (Squirrels)
Groc-i-negres (Yellow and Black)
Founded1986; 36 years ago (1986)
GroundAndorra Football Federation stadiums
ChairmanJuan Antonio Antón Álvarez
ManagerRoger Culleré
LeaguePrimera Divisió
2021–222nd
WebsiteClub website

HistoryEdit

UE Santa Coloma was founded on 23 September 1986. In 1996 the club started aa football academy. During few seasons the club was farm team for many Andorran teams including FC Santa Coloma. The first football team was refounded in 2006 by joining the Andorran football league Segona Divisió 2007.[1]

The team plays in the Primera Divisió after winning the Segona Divisió in the 2007–08 season. The club made its first matches in European competition in the UEFA Europa League after finishing second in the league in the 2009–10 season.

In 2013 the team won his first trophy in the Copa Constitució.[2] 2016 they won the cup versus UE Engordany. One year later they won the cup versus their local rival FC Santa Coloma.[3][4]

Colours and badgeEdit

The club colours are yellow and black.

 
The Santa Coloma's church, a symbol of the club.
 
 
 
 
 
 
Original first kit.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2013–14 home kit.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2014–16 home kit.
Period * Kitmaker Kit sponsor
2007–12 Joma Escale
2012–18 Seguretat Sepir
2014–18 Luanvi
2018–present Joma None

SupportEdit

The club's nickname is Esquirols (Squirrels) due to the number of the animals that live around the town of Santa Coloma.

Club rivalriesEdit

The local rival of UE Santa Coloma is FC Santa Coloma.

HonoursEdit

Runners-up (2): 2009–10, 2013–14
Winners (3): 2013, 2016, 2017
Runners-up (2): 2010, 2011
  • Supercopa Andorrana:
Winners (1): 2016
Runners-up (1): 2013
Winners (1): 2007–08

League historyEdit

Season Division Pos. Pl. W D L GS GA P
2007–08 Segona Divisió 1 16 14 2 0 66 11 44
2008–09 Primera Divisió 5 20 12 3 5 65 31 39
2009–10 Primera Divisió 2 20 13 4 3 50 26 43
2010–11 Primera Divisió 4 20 10 0 10 54 27 30
2011–12 Primera Divisió 3 20 10 7 3 61 20 37
2012–13 Primera Divisió 3 20 11 4 5 47 25 37
2013–14 Primera Divisió 2 20 12 3 5 40 24 39
2014–15 Primera Divisió 3 20 12 2 6 33 17 38
2015–16 Primera Divisió 4 20 8 6 6 34 20 30
2016–17 Primera Divisió 3 27 14 6 7 62 34 48
2017–18 Primera Divisió 5 27 12 5 10 53 29 41
2018–19 Primera Divisió 6 27 8 8 11 33 32 32
2019–20 Primera Divisió 5 24 11 6 7 34 26 39
2020–21 Primera Divisió 6 20 9 3 8 44 27 30
2021–22 Primera Divisió 2 27 13 8 6 37 26 47

European resultsEdit

Season Competition Round Opponent Home Away Aggregate
2010–11 UEFA Europa League First qualifying round   FK Mogren 0–3 0–2 0–5
2011–12 UEFA Europa League First qualifying round   Paks 0–1 0–4 0–5
2012–13 UEFA Europa League First qualifying round   Twente 0–3 0–6 0–9
2013–14 UEFA Europa League First qualifying round   Zrinjski Mostar 1–3 0–1 1–4
2014–15 UEFA Europa League First qualifying round   Metalurg Skopje 0–3 0–2 0–5
2016–17 UEFA Europa League First qualifying round   Lokomotiva 1–3 1–4 2–7
2017–18 UEFA Europa League First qualifying round   Osijek 0–2 0–4 0–6
2022–23 UEFA Europa Conference League First qualifying round   Breiðablik 0–1 1–4 1–5

Current squadEdit

As of 9 January 2022

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Pos. Nation Player
2 DF   Andorra Eric de Pablos
3 FW   Brazil Gabriel Caran
4 DF   Spain Juande Martínez
5 DF   Andorra Marc Rebés
6 MF   Andorra Albert Reyes
7 FW   Equatorial Guinea Salomón Obama
8 FW   Andorra Gerard Aloy
10 MF   Portugal Gonçalo Paulino
No. Pos. Nation Player
11 MF   Andorra Sebastià Bertrán
13 GK   Andorra Victor Silverio
17 DF   Togo Sénah Mango
18 MF   France Donovan Makoma
20 MF   Uruguay Gastón Machado
23 MF   Spain Marc Cintas
FW   Spain David Corominas

Other websitesEdit

  • "UE Santa Coloma Official Web". Archived from the original on 2013-07-19.
  • Club profile at UEFA

ReferencesEdit