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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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Dusit’s Dilemma: How the title-winning coach ended up in T2

Over the past few weeks, Thai League fans have been digesting the shocking news that Thai League champions BG Pathum United are set to replace head coach Dusit Chalermsan. Rumours circulated slowly at first, with many in disbelief that a title-winning, points-record-accumulating manager would be in such a situation. The pieces were set in motion […]

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GAMA’S GANG: Buriram Boss Explains Recruitment Decisions

For the second season running, Alexandre Gama has been tasked with rescuing a Thai League ‘fallen giant’ and bringing back the glory days. Returning to where it all began, expectations are higher than ever for the Brazilian boss, and the players he has enlisted to help him accomplish this feat. Seven-time champions Buriram United found […]

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Ono targets Top Three finish for Ishii’s entertainers

After a poor start to the 2020 Thai League (T1) season, Samut Prakan City’s return to action last September featured a home match against bottom side Rayong. Despite the appointment of J.League winning head coach Masatada Ishii, Samut Prakan had taken just one point from the first four matches pre-lockdown and the pressure was on. […]

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