STEFAN LAINER was the clear winnER of our player of the season award with over 60% of votes. It's EASY to see why!
The 25-year-old full-back and local lad from Seekirchen am Wallersee was one of our biggest stars of the season, Stevie provided the third most assists (five assists) of the UEFA Europa League season, and even made the UEFA Europa League team of the 2017/18 season alongside major defensive names like Bonucci, Godin, Gustavo and Sarr.
In the domestic game, the Salzburg man knew just how to make an impression. He not only made it into the Austrian Bundesliga team of the season, but was also voted Player of the Season by coaches.
He has also starred for the Austrian national team under Franco Foda, most notably in the recent 2-1 win a friendly against Germany, with Lainer helping Alessandro Schöpf to the winning goal.
Behind Stefan Lainer, fan favourite Valon Berisha took 14 % of your votes to claim second place.
In third place was youngster Xaver Schlager.