1. slovenski športni klub Maribor (English: First Slovene Sports Club Maribor) or simply I. SSK Maribor was a football club from Maribor. The club was founded in 1919.[1][2][3] I. SSK Maribor had a fierce rivalry with NK Železničar Maribor.[4]

I. SSK Maribor
Club crest
Full name1. slovenski športni klub Maribor
Founded28 June 1919; 105 years ago (1919-06-28)[1][2][3]
Dissolved1941; 83 years ago (1941)[1][3]
GroundLjudski vrt



The club was founded on 28 June 1919 by Ivo Vauda, who was the best Slovenian footballer in Maribor at the time.[1][2] Drago Kolbl was the first president of the club.[3] I. SSK Maribor was considered as the successor of ŠD Maribor.[1] The first match was played on 11 July 1919 against the German-based team from Maribor, SK Hertha, which I. SSK Maribor won 2–1.[2] The first official competitive match was played against another German-based team from Maribor, Rapid.[2] Rapid won the first game 5–0, but in the second game, I. SSK Maribor won 2–1.[2] The first international match was played on 1 July 1922 against Grazer AK.[2] The match ended in a 2–2 draw.[2] After finishing as the runners-up on six occasions, they have finally won the Ljubljana Subassociation League for the first time in the 1930–31 season.[2][3] They have won another two titles in the 1932–33 and 1938–39 seasons.[2][3] The club was dissolved at the beginning of the World War II in Yugoslavia.[1][3]



The club did not have its own ground until 1920, when the players helped to create a football pitch at the Ljudski vrt area.[2][3]


Winners (3): 1930–31, 1932–33, 1938–39
Runners-up (7): 1921–22, 1922–23, 1923–24, 1927–28, 1928–29, 1929–30, 1939–40
  • Ljubljana Subassociation Cup
Winners (2): 1925, 1929
Runners-up (1): 1926


  1. ^ a b c d e f "Prvi slovenski športni klub Maribor 1919–1941" (in Slovenian). MŠD Branik. Archived from the original on 26 April 2012. Retrieved 15 August 2013.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k "MNZ Maribor – 80 let nogometa v Mariboru" (PDF). MNZ Maribor. 2008. Retrieved 15 August 2013.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h "Kratka zgodovina NK Maribor" [Short history of NK Maribor]. Večer (in Slovenian). 9 May 2009. Archived from the original on 17 March 2012. Retrieved 15 August 2013.
  4. ^ "80 letnica društva" (PDF) (in Slovenian). Železničarsko Športno Društvo. Archived from the original (PDF) on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 15 August 2013.