The club was founded in 1913 and has held its original name since then. They have won the Slovene Republic league twice, in 1965 and 1983, and participated in the Yugoslav second league in 1965–66 and 1983–84. ND Slovan won the Slovenian Republic cup in 1983. After 1991 Slovan played in Slovenian First League for three seasons, scoring 10th, 11th and 15th place. In 1996 they merged with rival Slavija Vevče and formed ND Slovan-Slavija, which played in top flight under the sponsor name Set Vevče in 1997–98, but was relegated at the end of season. After another relegation and sponsor withdrawal, Slovan started on their own in 3.SNL in 1999.