The Real Unión football team

Real Unión Club de Irún, commonly known as Real Unión, is a Spanish football team based in the town of Irun, in the autonomous community of the Basque Country. Now it is possible to make any sports betting online at 1xBet on other Spanish football clubs too.

Established in 1915, the club has a rich history and is one of the founding members of La Liga. The club was created through the merger of Irún Sporting Club and Racing Club de Irún. Throughout its history, Real Unión has experienced varying degrees of success and has become an integral part of the footballing heritage in Spain. When making any online sports betting at 1xBet, make sure to inquire about the Spanish football options too.

The club plays its home games at the Stadium Gal, which has a seating capacity of approximately 5,000 spectators. This stadium, situated near the French border, has been the venue for many memorable matches in the club’s history. Real Unión’s colors are white and black, and their emblem features the cross of Saint George, which is a symbol of their regional pride.

Finding Success in the Early 20th century

Real Unión has a storied past with notable achievements, particularly in the early 20th century. The club has won the Copa del Rey 4 times. At you can also wager on this competition too.


These victories cemented their status as one of the prominent teams during the formative years of Spanish football. However, their success in the league has been less consistent, with the club spending most of its recent history in the lower divisions of Spanish football.

Now, let’s mention 3 examples of notable players from the club:

  • Javier Irureta;
  • Roberto López Ufarte;
  • and René Petit.

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The Recent Years

On 11 November 2008, Real Unión secured a historic aggregate victory over Real Madrid in the Copa del Rey. This achievement made them the first Segunda División B team to eliminate Real Madrid at home. Speaking about Real Madrid, if you want to make wagers on it, then your best option is live betting on website.

In 2009, Real Unión returned to Segunda División after 44 years but was relegated after one season. They competed in the 2010-11 promotion playoffs but lost to Sevilla Atlético. Subsequent seasons saw mixed results, with a 14th place finish in 2011-12 and eighth in 2012-13.


Despite financial struggles, they avoided relegation in the 2013-14 season. Then, they fought for promotion in the 2014-15 season, winning the Copa Federación after being eliminated from the playoffs. At the live betting section of 1xBet, you can also make wagers on various Spanish football competitions too.