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Samut Prakan City – Sensible Transfers

Samut Prakan City are fresh off the back of losing captain Peeradol Chamratsamee and vice-captain Jakkaphan Praisuwan to Buriram United and BG Pathum respectively, and now face a major rebuild.  The side now have key holes to fill and continue to lack depth in their squad. With a limited transfer budget and little room to […]

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Chiangrai United – Sensible Transfers

Despite failing to qualify to the knockout round, Chiangrai United can feel proud of their achievement in the 2021 AFC Champions League. The Beetles collected 3 more points than they did in 2020 and improved their goal difference from -6 to +1. The Thai football community showered Chiangrai with praise after a spirited performance against […]

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What Really Happened to Thai Football?

“If Thai fans want to see Thailand playing in the World Cup, I’ll tell you how … go home to your bed, sleep and dream.” – Coach ‘Heng’ Witthaya Laohakul.  The final whistle at Al-Maktoum Stadium on Monday night meant that Thailand finished fourth in the World Cup Qualifiers Asian Zone Round 2 Group G. […]

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World Cup failure piles pressure on Thailand boss Nishino

When Thailand’s hopes of progress in the 2022 World Cup qualifiers were ended by a 3-1 defeat to the UAE on Monday, fans were left wondering where it had all gone wrong. Five years ago, the War Elephants were indisputably the best side in Southeast Asia. They were defending AFF Suzuki Cup champions and the […]

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Theerathon’s Withdrawal Raises Big Questions for the National Team

Two nights before Changsuek fly out to Dubai for their remaining three matches of the Asian Zone World Cup Qualifiers Round 2, the biggest news unfortunately concerns who isn’t going, rather than who is.  Throughout the past week, rumors of star left back Theerathon Bunmathan’s potential withdrawal from the squad have been looming around various […]

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Nishino’s striking problem

As Thailand begin preparations for next month’s World Cup 2022 qualifiers, an injury to talismanic striker Teerasil Dangda has given head coach Akira Nishino a headache. Since his emergence in the late 2000s, the War Elephants have depended heavily on one player as the focal point of the attack and as a reliable source of […]

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