Union Saint-Gilloise, often referred to simply as Union SG, is a professional football club based in Saint-Gilles, Brussels, Belgium. The club was founded in 1897 and holds a remarkable history in Belgian football.
Union SG competes in the Belgian First Division A, the top-tier professional football league in Belgium, and plays its home matches at the Stade Joseph Marien, also known as Stade de la Butte. The stadium has a seating capacity of around 8,000 and is located in the Saint-Gilles municipality of Brussels.
The club’s colors are black and yellow, and their nickname, “Les Unionistes,” is a reference to the passionate and devoted supporters of the club.
Union Saint-Gilloise has a distinguished history in Belgian football, having won several league titles in the early 20th century. The club also achieved success in the Belgian Cup, claiming victory in this domestic competition on multiple occasions.
In more recent times, Union SG has earned promotions and demotions between the top divisions in Belgian football, showcasing its competitiveness and determination to compete at the highest level.
The club has a loyal and dedicated fan base, and the supporters contribute to a vibrant and lively atmosphere at the Stade Joseph Marien during matches.
Off the pitch, Union Saint-Gilloise is actively involved in various community and social initiatives, using football as a platform to engage with fans and promote social inclusion, education, and health programs.
Union SG holds a special place in the hearts of Belgian football fans due to its historical significance and its passionate supporters.