FV Bad Vilbel is a Germanfootballclub from Bad Vilbel, near Frankfurt, Hesse. Founded March 30, 1919 as SV 1919 Bad Vilbel, they merged with FG Phönix Bad Vilbel in 1933 to become FC Phönix Bad Vilbel and were re-established under their current name after World War II. The club today has a membership of about 450 and was playing in the Oberliga Hessen (IV) where they have competed as a mid-table side from 1995 to 2007. Bad Vilbels best result there was a third place finish in 2000. In 2007, the club was relegated to the Verbandsliga Hessen-Süd, where they were playing in 2008-09, suffering another relegation.
The team plays its home matches in the Nidda-Sportfeld which has a capacity of 6,000.
With the introduction of the Regionalligas in 1994 and the 3. Liga in 2008 as the new third tier, below the 2. Bundesliga, all leagues below dropped one tier. Also in 2008, the majority of football leagues in Hesse were renamed, with the Oberliga Hessen becoming the Hessenliga, the Landesliga becoming the Verbandsliga, the Bezirksoberliga becoming the Gruppenliga and the Bezirksliga becoming the Kreisoberliga.