Carsten Jancker

Carsten Jancker ( born August 28, 1974 in Greve mills ) is a former German football player and current coach. He is the co - coach of the first team of SK Rapid Wien.

Career as a player


Jancker had played from the seventh to twelfth year for the TSG Wismar, before moving to the youth department of Hansa Rostock moved in 1986 within the framework of cooperation with the CJD Youth Village Christophorusschule Rostock and there was five years running. In the last year of his youth, he played for the 1st FC Cologne and received a license in this 1992 player contract for the Bundesliga. In this he gave on 25 September 1993 ( 9 Round ) at the home game against VfB Leipzig his debut. He came on in the 64th minute for Andrzej Kobylanski and with the 3-1 final score also scored his first goal. His competitive debut for the club he was, however, already on 11 September 1993 in the third round of the DFB Cup, in which the documents Cologne at Bayern amateurs on penalties. The following season Jancker was only used four times and moved to Austria to the German Bundesliga SK Rapid Wien, for whom he scored seven goals in 27 games. With Rapid he also reached the final of the European Cup Winners' Cup ( he scored six goals in the competition ), which was lost 0-1 against Paris St. Germain.

The return to Germany in 1996 led him to Bayern Munich, for whom he played until 2002, 143 times in the Bundesliga, scoring 48 goals, and won his greatest success was on the peak of his career. In 2002 he moved to Italy for first division club Udinese Calcio. On 22 March 2004, the striker broke his run until June 30, 2007 in Udine on contract prematurely and left the club at end of season.

From the 2004/05 season he played for the Bundesliga 1 FC Kaiserslautern, where he was " retired " in the 2005/06 season. Here in 2005 he was top scorer of the DFB Cup by shooting in the first round with a 15-0 against FC Schönberg 95 six goals. His club but failed already in the next round on penalties to FC Schalke 04

Jancker found in China his new employer in the Chinese Champion of 2003, Shanghai Shenhua, for which he - equipped with a one-year contract - until October 25, 2006 eleven times in the Chinese Super League was used. Due to injury - and not come back, finding his form - he subsequently announced after only half a year and changed again to Austria. From 1 January 2007, he was eligible to play for the SV Mattersburg, for which he in three seasons in 76 games hit 21 times. The selected by the team in December 2008 Team Captain Jancker learned on June 24, 2009 by coach Franz Lederer, that in the season 2009/ 10 is no longer flat with him and close to him put a contract. However Jancker wanted his own words still " a further play two years."


Jancker soon came to international matches, first for the junior selection of the GDR (U -14), and subsequently for other altersansteigende selected teams. Jancker participated in the World Youth Championship in Australia in 1993 and some came in his two games ( March 6, 1-0 win over Portugal and 9 March, a 2-2 draw against Ghana) to each one hit. Previously, he played on 13 and 16 January 1993 inclusive, against Turkey ( 2:2 and 1:1 ) and on 7 and 9 February in each case against Saudi Arabia ( 2-1, both goals from him, and 0:0 ) its games for the U -20 team. On December 14, 1993 Jancker was first appointed to the U-21 national team; the game in Cordoba against the selection of Spain was lost with 1:3. His second game on 10 May 1994 in Lamia went 0-1 against the selection of Greece also lost. On 14 October 1998 he was first appointed in a 3-1 win over Moldova for the senior team and substitute in the 73rd minute for Ulf Kirsten. His first international goal he succeeded on June 3, 2000 in Nuremberg 's 3-2 victory over the Czech Republic with a 1-0 opening goal. Jancker was a participant at the 2000 European Championships and the World Cup 2002. His last game in the national team, he played on 16 October 2002, in a 2-1 victory over the Faroe Islands. In his 33 internationals Jancker scored 10 goals, including a " double " on June 7, 2000 at 8:2 victory over Liechtenstein and the fourth goal in a 8-0 victory over Saudi Arabia in the first round of the World Cup 2002.

Career as a coach

On 18 February 2010 it was announced that Jancker work immediately as an individual coach for the striker SC Neusiedl am See and simultaneously make an A - license coaching license, although his to June 2010 ongoing contract with SV Mattersburg has not yet been resolved. In addition to the individual supervision of the striker Jancker also worked as manager of the local second U-14 team. From the season 2010/11 Jancker first returned as a junior supervisor of the U-15 team for SK Rapid Wien and was promoted in April 2013 to co- coach of the first team.


  • World Cup winners in 2001
  • Champions League winners in 2001
  • Finalist in the Champions League 1999
  • German Champion 1997, 1999, 2000, 2001
  • DFB Cup winners 1998, 2000
  • League Cup winners 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000
  • Austrian Champion 1996
  • Finalist of the European Cup Winners' Cup 1995/96
  • Second, the A - Junior Championship 1992


  • DFB Cup top scorer: 1998, 2005
  • Scorer of the month March 1993


  • During his time in Italy Jancker was elected in 2003 behind Rivaldo and As - Saadi al - Qaddhafi to the worst player of the Italian football championship.
  • Jancker lives since 2004 in Neusiedl am See, where he briefly managed the U14 team of SC Neusiedl am See.