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Andreas Ulmer

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Andreas Ulmer
Personal information
Full name Andreas Ulmer
Date of birth (1985-10-30) October 30, 1985 (age 38)
Place of birth Linz, Austria
Height 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in)
Position(s) left back
Club information
Current team
FC Red Bull Salzburg
Number 17
Youth career
SK Lenze Asten
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2004-2007 Austria Wien 3 (0)
2008 SV Ried 22 (1)
2009- FC Red Bull Salzburg 382 (16)
National team
2009- Austria 32 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 20 July 2023
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 20 July 2023

Andreas Ulmer (born October 30, 1985) is an Austrian football player playing for F.C. Red Bull Salzburg in the Austrian Bundesliga as defender. His father,Gerhard Ulmer, and his uncle, Fritz Ulmer, were also footballplayers, playing for SK Voest Linz.

Career[change | change source]

He started playing football in the local clubs SK Asten and LASK Linz. At the age of 14 he went to the Frank Stronach Academy in Hollabrunn (a school, where you can also visit a school beside your football education). He got his A-levels and then played for the second squad of FK Austria Wien after his debut for Austria Wien in the 2004/05 season. 2008/09 he played for SV Ried and then went to F.C. Red Bull Salzburg.

For Red Bull Salzburg he played regularly as left defender. In the 2009/10 season he played all matches of Red Bull Salzburg. This year he even played 37 matches in the league, because he came in Winter to Red Bull Salzburg which had to play a match from the first half of the season in the second half, so Andreas Ulmer played this year 22 matches for SV Ried and 15 for Red Bull Salzburg. So far he is the only player in the whole football history of Austria who did one match more than the regular 36. During the warm-up for a Championsleague qualifing match versus Omonia Nikosia he was badly injured so he missed the first half of the season 2010/11. During the 2017–18 season, Salzburg and Ulmer had their best ever European campaign. They finished top of their Europa League group before beating Real Sociedad, Borussia Dortmund and Lazio Rom and reached for the first time the UEFA Europa League semi-final.

2022 he signed another year for FC Red Bull Salzburg.[1]

International career[change | change source]

On 11th February 2009 he played his first match for the Austrian national team versus Sweden. 2015 he had a break in the team but 2017 he played again for the national team. He was part of the team for the European championship an played two matches in the tournament.[2]

Honours[change | change source]

Austria Wien

Red Bull Salzburg

  • Austrian Bundesliga (12): 2009, 2010, 2012, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022
  • Austrian Cup (9): 2012, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022

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