|Full name||İsmail Kartal|
|Date of birth||15 June 1961|
|Place of birth||İstanbul, Turkey|
|Playing position||Right back|
|2008–2010||Konya Anadolu Selçukspor|
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
He played 10 seasons in the Turkish Super Lig. He won two national league titles with Fenerbahce SK in 1984–85 and 1988–89 seasons. He played for Denizlispor and Adanaspor at the end of his football player career.
Kartal made six appearances for the senior Turkey national football team from 1982 through 1985.
After his retirement he started his management career and coached Karabukspor, Sivasspor, Mardinspor, Altay, Malatyaspor, Orduspor and Konya Anadolu Selçukspor. He led Sivasspor to win TFF First League title for the first time in club's history. Between 1997 to 1999 and 2010 to 2014, he was the assistant coach at Fenerbahce SK. After Ersun Yanal's resignation, Kartal took over as manager of the club. At the end of the 2014–15 Süper Lig season, he officially announced his resignation as manager of Fenerbahçe, though it was clear beforehand that he would not be manager for the next season.
- TFF First League: 2004-05
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- "İSMAİL KARTAL". Turkish Football Federation. Retrieved 2009-01-03.
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- "Fenerbahçe, İsmail Kartal'ı açıkladı!". MILLIYET HABER - TÜRKIYE'NIN HABER SITESI. 12 August 2014.