Club Unión Española S.A.D.P is a professional Chilean football based in Independencia, Santiago de Chile. Founded by Spanish immigrants on 18 May 1897, Unión Española have participated in the top-tier of Chilean football for all of their existence but two seasons (1997 and 1998).
Unión Española have won Primera División six times, behind Colo-Colo (29), Universidad de Chile (15) and Universidad Católica (10), as well as winning two Copa Chile titles. On the South American stage Unión has participate nine times in Copa Libertadores, one time in Copa Sudamericana and one time in the Recopa Sudamericana. Unión also was runner-up in the Copa Libertadores of 1975.
On July 2008, the club was purchased by the Spanish entrepreneur and owner of the IE University, Jorge Segovia. This man purchased all rights federative, the lower divisions, the pass of the players and the logo of the club, for a fee of 2.500 million pesos (US$ 1 million).
Home games are currently played at the Estadio Santa Laura since 1922. After arrival of Segovia on May 2008, the stadium was remodelated for a fee of 4.000 million pesos. In 2009, the stadium was renamed as Estadio Santa Laura–Universidad SEK.