Clube Desportivo de Tondela is a Portuguese professional football club which plays in Primeira Liga. They are based in the town of Tondela, located in Viseu District, and play in the Estádio João Cardoso. Founded in 1933 the club predominantly played within Portugal's regional leagues.
On 6 June 1933, Clube Desportivo de Tondela was founded through a merger of two clubs in the village of Tondela: the Tondela Football Club, founded in 1925, and the Operário Atlético Clube, founded in 1932.
Clube Desportivo de Tondela adopt the colors green and yellow of the city. Its home strip has been a yellow shirt, with multiple green stripes, black shorts and yellow socks.
Tondela has an organized group of supporters (claque, in Portugal) named Febre Amarela (Yellow Fever) founded in 2009.
Estádio João Cardoso is a football stadium in Tondela, Portugal, with a capacity for 5,000 spectators. It is the home stadium of C.D. Tondela, currently playing in the Portuguese Primeira Liga.
The stadium, built in 2008, initially held a capacity of 2,674 spectators but following Tondela's promotion to the top division in 2015, the club upgraded the facility by building two new stands, bringing the capacity up to 5,000. The newly expanded stadium was inaugurated on 13th December 2015.