Otto Fischer (footballer)

Otto Fischer
Personal information
Full name Otto Fischer
Date of birth (1901-01-01)1 January 1901
Place of birth Vienna, Austria-Hungary
Date of death 1 July 1941(1941-07-01) (aged 40)
Place of death Liepaja, Latvia
Playing position Forward
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1920–1921 ASV Hertha Wien
1921 Karlsbader FK
1923–1926 First Vienna FC
1926–1929 Hakoah Vienna
National team
1923–1928 Austria 7 (0)
Teams managed
1928 Napoli
1930–1931 Mačva Šabac
1932–1934 DSV Saaz
1934–1935 Concordia Zagreb
Olimpia Liepaja

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.

Otto "Schloime" Fischer (1 January 1901 July 1941) was a former Austrian football player and coach.

Player career

Born in Austrian capital Vienna, back then capital of Austro-Hungary, Fischer played with Hertha Wien and Karlsbader FK, before playing six consecutive sesons in the Austrian championship, first with First Vienna FC (3 seasons, 1923 till 1926), then with Hakoah Vienna (3 seasons, 1926 till 1929) and including a spell with Wacker Wien (half season of 1927–28).[1]

Between 1923 and 1928 he made 7 appearances for the Austrian national team.[2]

Managerial career

Schloime Fischer coached S.S.C. Napoli in the 1928–29 season.[3][4] He then coached Serbian side FK Mačva Šabac in the 1930–31 Yugoslav Championship.[5][6] He also coached DSV Saaz and HŠK Concordia.[7][8] Then he moved to Latvia where he coached Olimpia Liepaja.[9]

He was killed in Liepaja, Latvia, on July 1941.[10]


  1. Otto Fischer at
  2. Otto Fischer at
  3. Rose degli anni '20 at SSC Napoli official website, retrieved 2-12-2015
  4. Otto Fischer at Worldfootball
  5. Mačva (Šabac) at
  6. 1930/1931 at
  7. "Die Legionäre". 2. Auflage: österreichische Fußballer in aller Welt by David Forster, Bernhard Hachleitner, Robert Hummer and Robert Franta, page 261
  8. Concordia (Zagreb) at
  9. Liepājas ebreji pēta pagātni, dzīvojot šodienai un nākotnei II at, 1-8-2014, retrieved 2-12-2015
  10. Otto Fischer at
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