Franz Schiemer

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Franz Schiemer
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Schiemer with Red Bull Salzburg in 2010
Personal information
Full name Franz Schiemer
Date of birth (1986-03-21) 21 March 1986 (age 35)
Place of birth Haag am Hausruck, Austria
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Position(s) Defender
Club information
Current team
Red Bull Salzburg (assistant)
Youth career
Taufkirchen an der Trattnach
1996–2003 SV Ried
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2003–2005 SV Ried 53 (5)
2005–2009 Austria Vienna 71 (5)
2009–2015 Red Bull Salzburg 113 (8)
National team
Austria U-17 20 (0)
Austria U-21 21 (2)
2007–2015 Austria 19 (4)
Teams managed
2016–2017 FC Liefering (assistant)
2017–2018 SV Ried (sporting director)
2018 SV Ried (caretaker)
2019– Red Bull Salzburg (assistant)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Franz "Franky" Schiemer (born 21 March 1986, in Haag am Hausruck, Upper Austria) is a former Austrian footballer who played as a defender and current assistant coach of FC Red Bull Salzburg.


Club career[edit]

He started his career in his hometown Taufkirchen an der Pram as striker. Schiemer came through the youth ranks at SV Ried to make his professional debut in the 2003/2004 season at just 17 years of age. The same year he was 3rd in the U17-European Championship. In 2005, he joined Austria Wien. On 9 April 2009 FC Red Bull Salzburg has for the season 2009/2010 Schiemer from league rivals FK Austria Wien required, the 23-year-old Austrian national team player signed with the Red Bulls a contract until 30 June 2012.[1]

He won the Austrian Football Bundesliga two times, once with Austria Wien (2006) and once with FC Red Bull Salzburg (2010).

International career[edit]

He made his debut for Austria in October 2007 against Switzerland but was overlooked for the EURO 2008 squad.[2] He has earned 18 caps and 4 goals scored (on 1 August 2008).

Retirement and coaching career[edit]

On 1 January 2015, Schiemer announced his retirement from football after an injury plagued career [3] and became assistance coach with FC Liefering. On 13 February 2017,[4] Schiemer was appointed as the new sports director of SV Ried.

On 2 April 2018, head coach Lassaad Chabbi was on leave and Schiemer was appointed interim as head coach,[5] until he was replaced by Thomas Weissenböck on 18 April 2018.[6] On 7 June 2018, Schiemer was confirmed in his position as sporting director of SV Ried. On 14 November 2018, Schiemer announced his resignation[7]

For the 2019/20 season he became Jesse Marsch's assistant coach at FC Red Bull Salzburg.[8]

International goals[edit]

# Date Venue Opponent Score Result Competition
1 9 September 2009 Bukarest  Romania 1-1 1-1 2010 FIFA World Cup qualifying
2 3 March 2010 Vienna  Denmark 1-0 2-1 Friendly
3 12 October 2010 Brussels  Belgium 1-1 4-4 Uefa Euro 2012 qualifying
4 12 October 2010 Brussels  Belgium 2-3 4-4 Uefa Euro 2012 qualifying



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