Union Deportiva Almeria, S.A.D. (Spanish pronunciation: [uˈnjon depoɾˈtiβ(a) almeˈɾi.a]) is a Spanish football club based in Almeria, in the autonomous community of Andalusia. Founded in 26 July 1989 and known as Almeria Club de Futbol until 2001, when was renamed Union Deportiva Almeria. the club plays in Segunda Division, and plays their homes games at Estadio de los Juegos Mediterraneos, with a 15,274-seat capacity.
AD Almeria is a team that played in La Liga between 1979–81, but disappeared in 1982, and was arguably UD Almeria's predecessor. In 1989, a club named Almeria Club de Futbol was born, but in 2001 was renamed Union Deportiva Almeria. On January 19, 2001 the mayor of Almeria Santiago Martinez Cabrejas announced in the City Council that the new club UD Almeria was born after the merge of two city's teams - Polideportivo Almeria and Almeria CF. But UD Almeria was not official until June 28, 2001, when Almeria CF approved at the General Meeting of Shareholders the renaming.