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The Rhineland Football Association (German: Fussball-Verband Rheinland), the FVR, is one of 21 state organisations of the German Football Association, the DFB, and covers the northern part of the state of Rhineland-Palatinate.[1]

Rhineland Football Association
Rhineland Football Association.jpg
Formation11 June 1949
TypeFootball association
HeadquartersLortzingstrasse 3
182,416 (2017)
Walter Desch
Parent organization
German Football Association
DFB, its five regional and 21 state associations

The FVR is also part of the Southwestern Regional Football Association, one of five regional federations in Germany. The other member of the regional association are the Southwest German Football Association and the Saarland Football Association.[1]

In 2017, the FVR had 182,416 members, 1,049 member clubs and 3,849 teams playing in its league system.[2]


  1. ^ a b Regional Associations DFB website - Map and details of the regional associations, accessed: 4 April 2015
  2. ^ "Mitglieder-Statistik 2017" (PDF) (in German). Deutscher Fussball-Bund. Retrieved 30 March 2018.

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