Stefan Ilsanker (footballer)

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Stefan Ilsanker
1. SC Sollenau vs. FC Red Bull Salzburg 2014-07-12 (050).jpg
Personal information
Date of birth (1989-05-18) 18 May 1989 (age 27)
Place of birth Hallein, Austria
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Playing position Defensive midfielder
Club information
Current team
RB Leipzig
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)
2012–2015 Red Bull Salzburg 89 (4)
2015– RB Leipzig 31 (1)
National team
2007–2008 Austria U19 12 (0)
2008–2010 Austria U21 9 (0)
2014– Austria 8 (0)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 12:03, 28 September 2016 (UTC).

‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 31 March 2015

Stefan Ilsanker (born 18 May 1989 in Hallein) is an Austrian football midfielder who plays for RB Leipzig. 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 4 April 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 15 August 2009.[1] On 25 August 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 2009–10 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 26 February the club announced, that his contract was extended till 2018.


  • Austrian League: 2013–14, 2014–15
  • Austrian Cup: 2013–14


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


External links[edit]

Stefan Ilsanker in the Austrian national football team.