|Full name||İsmail Kartal|
|Date of birth||15 June 1961|
|Place of birth||İstanbul, Turkey|
|2008–2009||Konya Anadolu Selçukspor|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
Born in Istanbul, Turkey, Kartal played 10 seasons in the Turkish Süper 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.
After his retirement he started his management career and coached Karabükspor, 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 and 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. He led Ankaragücü to win TFF First League title in 2018.
- As of 9 February 2021
|Karabükspor||16 November 2000||31 January 2001||4||2||0||2||50.00|
|Sivasspor||25 August 2004||30 June 2005||35||23||5||7||65.71|
|Mardinspor||19 October 2005||24 January 2006||9||3||3||3||33.33|
|Altay||24 January 2006||27 March 2006||11||5||3||3||45.45|
|Mardinspor||4 August 2006||26 October 2006||12||4||4||4||33.33|
|Malatyaspor||9 November 2006||21 May 2007||22||12||4||6||54.55|
|Orduspor||17 January 2008||30 June 2008||16||5||9||2||31.25|
|Konya Anadolu Selçukspor||31 October 2008||23 October 2009||40||18||14||8||45.00|
|Fenerbahçe||12 August 2014||30 May 2015||46||29||11||6||63.04|
|Eskişehirspor||14 October 2015||13 November 2015||4||0||0||4||0.00|
|Gaziantepspor||21 July 2016||7 December 2016||16||5||2||9||31.25|
|Ankaragücü||21 June 2017||17 December 2018||53||25||11||17||47.17|
|Çaykur Rizespor||3 June 2019||3 March 2020||28||9||5||14||32.14|
|Konyaspor||15 September 2020||8 February 2021||24||9||6||9||37.50|
- TFF First League: 2004-05
- "İsmail Kartal istifa etti!". MİLLİYET HABER - TÜRKİYE'NİN HABER SİTESİ. 30 May 2015.
- "İSMAİL KARTAL". Turkish Football Federation. Retrieved 2009-01-03.
- "2004-2005 Sezonu TFF". tff.org.tr.
- "İSMAİL KARTAL - Teknik Adamlar Bilgi Detayı TFF". tff.org.
- "Fenerbahçe, İsmail Kartal'ı açıkladı!". MILLIYET HABER - TÜRKIYE'NIN HABER SITESI. 12 August 2014.