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Deutscher Fußball-Bund 1900

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Despite opposition from the  pro gymnastics camp who viewed ball games as un-Germanic and an early flirtation with hybrid rules, Association football began to take hold in Germany towards the end of the 19th century.86 clubs were represented at Der Erste Allgemeiner Deutscher Fußballtag at the Zum Mariengarten restaurant in Leipzig on 28.01.1900. This conference led to the foundation of the DFB (Deutscher Fußball-Bund).


Cities and towns with more than one club present were:


Berlin (25)

Mannheim (5)

Dresden (2)

Bremen (7)

Braunschweig (3)

Hanau (2)

Hamburg (6)

Karlsruhe (3)

Magdeburg (2)

Frankfurt (5)

Munich (3)

Pforzheim (2)

Leipzig (5)

Altona (2)

Prague (2)






Johannes Kirmse, Chairman of the Leipzig Football Association.




24 clubs who were represented are still active* (1 in France): 

Altonaer Fußball- und Cricketclub 1893 

Altona

Currently known as Altonaer Fußball-Club von 1893 e. V, playing in Oberliga Hamburg (level 5)


Berliner Fußball-Club Alemannia 1890 e. V.

Berlin

Plays in level 9.


Berliner Sport-Verein 1892 e.V

Berlin

Level 8.


Berliner Fußball-Club Concordia 1895

Berlin

FC Concordia Wilhelmsruh 1895 (Level 8).


Berliner Fußball-Club Germania 1888

Berlin

Currently play at level 10.


Berliner Fußball-Club Hertha 92

Berlin

Currently a Bundesliga side.


Berliner Fußball-Club Preußen 1894

Berlin

Originally BFC Friedrich Wilhelm, currently playing at the 6th level.


Fußball- und Cricket Club Eintracht Braunschweig

Braunschweig
Having undergone a few trifling name changes Braunschweiger Turn- und Sportverein Eintracht von 1895 e.V. are alive and well in the 2. Bundesliga.


Fußballverein Werder 1899 Bremen

Bremen

Bundesliga.


Dresdner Sport Gesellschaft 1893

Dresden

SpVgg Dresden-Löbtau 1893 currently play in the 8th level.


Dresdner Sportclub 1898 e. V.

Dresden

These days it’s Level 7 football.


Sports-Club Erfurt

Erfurt

FC Rot-Weiß Erfurt play in the 3rd level.


Verein für Leibeserziehungen Germania 1894 e.V.

Frankfurt

Germania now play in the 9th tier.


Freiburger Fußball-Club 1897

Freiburg

Currently a 6th level club.


Sport Verein St. Georg von 1895

Hamburg

Still playing, in the 9th tier of German football.


Sports-Club Victoria Hamburg

Hamburg

Level 5.


Erster Hanauer Fußball-Club 1893

Hanau

Level 7.


Fußball-Club Viktoria 1894 Hanau

Hanau

Now known as TSV 1860 Hanau they play in level 8.


Karlsruher Fußball Verein 1891 e.V.

Karlsruhe
Level 11.


Fußball-Club Lipsia 1893

Leipzig

7th level.


Sports Gesellschaft Olympia 1896 Leipzig

Leipzig

Having been through many name changes and mergers the club now plays in the 8th tier.


Verein für Rasenspiele Mannheim 1896

Mannheim

Level 6.


Verein für Bewegungsspiele Pankow

Berlin

Currently known as VfB Einheit zu Pankow 1893 e.V., playing in the 9th Level.


Straßburger Fußball Verein 1890

Strasbourg

Association Sportive de Strasbourg is now a French club, playing in the 7th tier.

















































































*Status as of 2015-16 season.


These clubs have been absorbed in  mergers - present day clubs regard them as 'origin clubs': 

Berliner Fußball-Club vom Jahre 1893

Berlin

Merged with Berliner Normannia 08 in 1918 and again with Berliner Eintracht-Borussia 01 in 1933. The present Kreisliga B (level 10) club SG Nordring 1949 identifies itself as a descendant.


Berliner Fußball-Club Fortuna 1894

Berlin

In 1914, Fortuna merged with Britannia Berlin to form present-day side Berliner SV, who play at Level 9.


Berliner Fußball und Cricket Club Rapide 1893

Berlin

Via a complex series of mergers the modern 11th tier club SV Nord Wedding 1893 cites Rapide as being its originator.


Berliner Fußball-Club Stern 89

Berlin

Briefly BFC Marbert, Stern evolved via a post war merger into the present SV Stern Britz 1889 (level 8).


Berliner Thor- und Fußball-Club Union 1892

Berlin

In 1927 the club merged to become Blau-Weiß 90 Berlin.


Berliner Fußball-Club Viktoria 1889

Berlin

Another club that had a strong cricket section, reflected in the original name Berliner Thorball- und Fußballclub Viktoria von 1889.  In 2013 the club merged with Lichterfelder FC to form a new club, FC Viktoria 1889 Berlin.



Fußball-Club Germania Braunschweig

Braunschweig

Were part of a complex series of mergers (1907) that led to the development of the present 8th level club VfB Rot-Weiß 04 Braunschweig.


Bremer 

Sport-Club 
Bremen

Later known as Allgemeine Turn- und Sportverein Bremen von 1860.  In 1998 engaged in a merger, forming FC Union 60 (5th level).


Fußball-Club 1880 Frankfurt

Frankfurt

A Rugby Club that no longer has any Association branch.


Frankfurter Fußball-Club 1899

Frankfurt

Merged with Frankfurter Kickers in November 1900. Merged with Victoria in 1911 to become Frankfurter Fußballverein (Kickers-Victoria) von 1899. In 1920 this new club was in turn absorbed into Eintracht Frankfurt.


Frankfurter Fußball-Club Victoria 1899

Frankfurt

See above (Frankfurter Fußball-Club 1899).


Hamburger Fußball-Club 1888

Hamburg

Hamburger SV, (following 1919 merger) Bundesliga.


Sport-Club  Germania 1887

Hamburg

Hamburger SV, (following 1919 merger) Bundesliga.


Deutscher Sportverein 1878 Hannover e.V.

Hannover

A Rugby Club with no Association branch.


Karlsruher Fußball-Club Phönix

Karlsruhe

In 1952 via a merger developed into Karlsruher Sport-Club Mühlburg Phoenix e. V. (Karlsruher SC) who play in the second tier of the German pyramid.Walther Bensemann represented Phönix at the inaugural DFB meeting.


Karlsruher Fußball-Club Südstadt

Karlsruhe

Also represented by Bensemann Südstadt survived until 2001 when a merger saw them become part of Post Südstadt Karlsruhe e.V. who currently play in the 7th level.


Mannheimer Fußball Gesellschaft Union 1897

Mannheim

Merged with Verein für Rasenspiele Mannheim 1896 in 1911.


Mannheimer Fußball-Club Viktoria 1897

Mannheim

Merged with Verein für Rasenspiele Mannheim 1896 in 1911.


Erster Fußball-Club Pforzheim

Pforzheim

1896-2010, when they merged with VfR Pforzheim to form 1. CfR Pforzheim.

















































 These clubs are no longer in existence:


Fußball-Club Eintracht Altona

Altona

1897-1902.


Ascherslebener Sport-Club 1898

Aschersleben


Akademische Sport-Club 1893 Berlin

Berlin

The club of Ivo Schricker, later Secretary-General of FIFA. After 1911 the club concerned itself only with university sport, and fell from the wider stage.


Akademischer Ballspiel-Club 1897 Charlottenburg

Berlin


Formed as the result of a schism in Akademische Sport-Club 1893 Berlin. Focused on inter   university competition in the 1900s.


Berliner Fußball-Club Burgund

Berlin

1896-1903. The club merged with BFC Phönix to form BFC Deutschland.


Berliner Fußball-Club Columbia 1896

Berlin


Berliner Fußball -und Cricket Club Deutschland

Berlin

With the growing enthusiasm for ‘English’ sports many omni-sports clubs played Rugby and cricket as well as Association football.


Berliner Fußball-Club Favorit

Berlin

As BSC Favorit the club endured until the Third Reich era. In 1945 the club re-emerged as VfL Nord Berlin, finally dissolving in 1973.


Berliner Fußball-Club Frankfurt 1885

Berlin

Initially a Rugby club, Frankfurt were candidates for the distinction of being Germany’s first football club.


Berliner Sport-Club 1899 Komet

Berlin

Dissolved in the 1930s.


Berliner Fußball-Club Phönix

Berlin

See BFC Burgund above.


Berliner Fußball-Club Tasmania 1890

Berlin

Dissolved in the first decade of the 20th century.


Berliner Thorball- und Fußball-Club Toscana

Berlin

Dissolved in the first decade of the 20th century.


Berliner Thor- und Fußball-Club Union 1892

Berlin

Merged with BFC Vorwärts 1890 in 1927 to form Blau-Weiß 90 Berlin. Blau-Weiß went out of business in 1992.


Berliner Fußball-Club Vorwarts 1890

Berlin

See above.



Fußball-Club Brunsviga 1896 Braunschweig

Braunschweig

1896-1901.



Allgemeinen Bremer Sportclub von 1898

Bremen


Sportclub Germania 1899 Bremen

Bremen


Sport-Club  Hansa 1898 Bremen

Bremen

1898-1902.


Kultur- und Sport Verein Simson Bremen

Bremen

Their final competitive season was in 1901.


Club Spiel und Sport 1896 Bremen

Bremen

1896-1909.


Sport Verein Blitz 1897 Breslau

Breslau

Became Verein für Rasenspiel 1897 Breslau in 1907. Following a series of rebrandings the club went out of existence at the end of the 1939-45 war.


Chemnitzer Ballspiel-Club

Chemnitz

1899-1945.


Erster Bockenheimer Fußball-Club 1899

Frankfurt

1899-1901.



Sport-Excelsior Friedenau

Friedenau

1896-?


Fußball-Club Association 1893 Hamburg

Hamburg

1893-?



Fußball-Club Hammonia 1896 Hamburg

Hamburg

1896-1904.



Hanauer Fußball Gesellschaft 1899

Hanau


Leipziger Ballspielclub von 1893

Leipzig

Originally an English ex pats football and cricket club, they were one of the early clubs in the city. They played in minor football for 4 decades before disappearing in the wake of the 1939-45 war.


Verein für Bewegungsspiele Sportbrüder 1893 Leipzig

Leipzig


3 times national champions as Verein für Bewegungsspiele Leipzig, they went out of existence in 1946.


Fußball-Club Wacker Leipzig

Leipzig

Founded in 1895, the club changed its name to SC Wacker in 1918. Like many institutions in what became the German Democratic Republic, it was disbanded in 1946 under the direction of the occupying forces.


Sportverein Viktoria 96 Magdeburg

Magdeburg

Founded in 1896 the club went bankrupt in 1937.


Magdeburger Fußball und Cricket Club Viktoria 1897

Magdeburg


Always a minor team, Kricketer disappeared in 1945.


Mannheimer Fußballgesellschaft Germania 1897

Mannheim


Mittweidaer Ballspielclub

Mittweida

1896-1945- absorbed in a wartime merger to form the shortlived KSG Mittweida.


Fußball-Club Germania 1899 Mühlhausen

Mühlhausen

1893-1918.


Erster Münchner Fußball-Club 1896

Munich

1896- 1910- original club members abandoned the game in favour of mountaineering.


Fußball-Club Bavaria 1899 München

Munich

1899-1907. Joined with the gymnastics club Turngemeinde Munich AV.


Fußball-Club Nordstern 1896 München

Munich

Dissolved in 1902.


Sport-Club Naumburg

Naumburg

1899-1908.


Pforzheimer Fußball-Club Frankonia

Pforzheim


Deutscher Fußball-Club Prag

Prague

1896-1939. An ethnic German club based in Prague, then a part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire.


Deutsche Fußball-Club 1899 Germania Prag

Prague

Relocated in 1903 to become DFC Graslitz, endured until 1945.







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