Redlands United as part of the Cleveland Showground Complex, is one of the largest football clubs in Queensland and the second oldest. Redlands United changed its name in May 2006 from Redlands United Soccer Club to Redlands United Football Club, bringing it in line with the world game. Established in 1918, Redlands United, located on Waterloo Street, Cleveland, approximately 30 minutes drive south-east of Brisbane’s Central Business District and in the main township of the Redlands District. Redlands United Football Club continues as before and is still growing at a phenomenal rate.
The club formed in 1918 to be the second oldest association football club in Queensland. It re-entered the top tier, Brisbane Premier League (BPL), in 2010 after merging with former Queensland State League(QSL) side Redland City Devils. In 2012, Redlands had one of their best ever seasons, winning the Brisbane Premier League. Following on from this success, in 2013 the club entered the newly formed National Premier Leagues competition. 2016 was a stellar season for the club, where they defeated the reigning A-League Champions Adelaide United in the rounds of the FFA Cup, and won the National Premier Leagues (Qld) Grand Final. Previously their best ever results were winning the QSL Grand Final in 2009 and the First Division Grand Final in 1977.