Unione Sportiva Lecce or simply U.S. Lecce is an Italian football club based in Lecce, Apulia. Lecce will play in the Italian Serie A for the 2008-09 season, after winning promotion from the Serie B in the 2007-08 season.
The club was formed in 1908 and has spent a large part of its seasons bouncing between Italy's second division and Serie A, where the team gained its first promotion in 1985.
The team plays in red and yellow stripes. Lecce's home games are played in the 36,285-seater Stadio Via del Mare. Lecce players and fans are referred to as salentini.