Stefan Ilsanker (footballer)

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Stefan Ilsanker
2014-05-30 Austria - Iceland football match, Stefan Ilsanker 0985-crop.jpg
Personal information
Date of birth (1989-05-18) 18 May 1989 (age 25)
Place of birth Hallein, Austria
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Playing position Defensive midfielder
Club information
Current team
Red Bull Salzburg
Number 13
Youth career
–2005 1. Halleiner SK
2005–2007 Red Bull Salzburg
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005–2010 Red Bull Salzburg 0 (0)
2005–2010 Red Bull Juniors Salzburg 104 (4)
2010–2012 Mattersburg 50 (0)
2012– Red Bull Salzburg 61 (4)
National team
2007–2008 Austria U-19 12 (0)
2008–2010 Austria U-21 9 (0)
2014– Austria 2 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 24 August 2014.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 3 June 2014

Stefan Ilsanker (born 18 May 1989 in Hallein) is an Austrian football midfielder currently playing in the Austrian Bundesliga for Red Bull Salzburg. Ilsanker has represented his country at Under 19 European Championship and was a member of the Under 21 team.

Club career[edit]

Ilsanker began his career in the youth squad of 1. Halleiner SK as goalkeeper but soon switched into the midfield. In 2005 he signed with Red Bull Salzburg, where he played in the Red Bull Juniors team.

On April 4, 2009, Ilsanker was called up to the first team bench for a league game. His first game for Red Bull Salzburg was a national cup match on August 15, 2009.[1] On August 25, 2009, he played his first international game for Red Bull Salzburg in the UEFA Champions League qualifier versus Maccabi Haifa.

At the end of the 2009/2010 season Ilsanker signed with SV Mattersburg.[2]2012 he came back to Red Bull Salzburg. In the meantime he is a regular of the starting team of the club. On February 26 the club announced, that his contract was extended till 2018.


  • Austrian League: 2013–14
  • Austrian Cup: 2013–14


Stefan Ilsanker is the son of Herbert Ilsanker, the goalkeeper coach of FC Red Bull Salzburg.


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