Stefan Ilsanker

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Stefan Ilsanker
1. SC Sollenau vs. FC Red Bull Salzburg 2014-07-12 (050).jpg
Personal information
Date of birth 18 May 1989 (1989-05-18) (age 28)
Place of birth Hallein, Austria
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Playing position Defensive midfielder
Club information
Current club Red Bull Salzburg
Number 13
Youth career
–2005 1. Halleiner SK
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005-2010 Red Bull Salzburg 0 (0)
2010-2012 Mattersburg 50 (0)
2012- Red Bull Salzburg
National team
2007–2008 Austria U-19 12 (0)
2008–2010 Austria U-21 9 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Stefan Ilsanker (born 18 May 1989 in Hallein) is a football player from Austria. He plays for FC Red Bull Salzburg in the Austrian Bundesliga as defensive midfielder.

Career[change | change source]

Ilsanker began his career in the youth squad of 1. Halleiner SK. He first played as goalkeeper but soon changed to the midfield. In 2005 he signed with Red Bull Salzburg, where he played in the Red Bull Juniors team. On April 4, 2009, he was in the squad of the first team 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 against Maccabi Haifa.

At the end of the 2009/2010 season, Ilsanker signed with SV Mattersburg.[2] In 2012 he came back to Red Bull Salzburg. In the meantime he is an important part of the first quad and plays in nearly all matches.

Ilsanker played for Austria at the 2007 UEFA European Under-19 Football Championship and was a member of the Austria national under-21 football team.

Family[change | change source]

Stefan Ilsanker is the son of Herbert Ilsanker, who was part of the SV Austria Salzburg team and who now coaches goalkeeping for FC Red Bull Salzburg.

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