Yasin Pehlivan

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Yasin Pehlivan
Yasin Pehlivan - SK Rapid Wien (1).jpg
Pehlivan with Rapid Wien
Personal information
Date of birth (1989-01-05) 5 January 1989 (age 26)
Place of birth Vienna, Austria
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Defensive Midfielder
Club information
Current team
Kayseri Erciyesspor
Number TBA
Youth career
1998–2000 Breitensee/Wat 16 (WS Ottakring)
2000–2002 First Vienna FC
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2002–2009 Rapid Amateure 50 (13)
2010–2011 SK Rapid Wien 36 (2)
2011–2013 Gaziantepspor 34 (1)
2013–2015 Bursaspor 11 (0)
2015- Kayseri Erciyesspor 0 (0)
National team
2008 Austria U-20 1 (0)
2009– Austria U-21
2009– Austria 8 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 10 June 2014.

† Appearances (Goals).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 27 March 2011

Yasin Pehlivan (born 5 January 1989) is an Austrian football midfielder of Turkish descent who currently plays for Turkish side Bursaspor.

Club career[edit]

Pehlivan began his career 1998 with Breitensee/Wat 16 (WS Ottakring) and signed in 2000 a loan deal with First Vienna FC. Than after two years turned back for a short stint and moved now on loan to SK Rapid Wien after two seasons with good performance for Rapid sold the club him.[1]

His good performance brought him the call to the first team in January 2009 from SK Rapid Wien and made his debut on 22 February 2009 against FC Red Bull Salzburg, on 14 March 2009 scored his first goal against Kapfenberger SV.

He moved to Turkish Süper Lig side Gaziantepspor on 27 May 2011, signing a five-year contract.[2]

At the end of the season, he signed a 3-year-contract with another Süper Lig side Bursaspor on 21 June 2013.

International career[edit]

He received his first call-up for Austria in winter 2008/2009 but only made his debut against Italy national under-21 football team on 11 February 2009. He played also his one and only game for Austria U-20 against Germany on 12 October 2008. He made two games in the Year 2009 for the Austrian National Team with new Trainer Didi Constantini.

Personal life[edit]

Pehlivan was born to Turkish parents.[3] He also holds Turkish citizenship.[4]


  1. ^ Wahnsinn Yasin! Pehlivans Schuss ins Glück
  2. ^ "Yasin Pehlivan Gaziantepspor’da" (in Turkish). Gaziantepspor. 2011-05-27. 
  3. ^ UEFA. "Loyalty test for Rapid's Turkish-tinged trio". Retrieved 2010-11-27. 
  4. ^ "YASİN PEHLİVAN - Player Details TFF". TFF.org. Retrieved 12 January 2014. 

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