JŠK Slavija Osijek

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Slavija Osijek was a Croatian football club formed in Osijek. The club was founded in 1916,[1] it was the most influential club from the city in the period prior to World War II.

The club participated in the Yugoslav championship seven times: 1924, 1925, 1930, 1933, 1935, 1936, and 1937; in June 1938 a major fire occurred in which the stadium and most of the equipment were burned out.[1]

Upon the establishment of the Independent State of Croatia in 1941 the club ceased to operate, and was not to be re-established in communist Yugoslavia which took power from 1945.

Notable players[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Fudbal u Kraljevini Jugoslaviji, by Milorad Sijić, pag. 167