Features

Five Memorable Moments From Thailand’s AFF Cup Triumph

Thailand secured their record sixth AFF Cup trophy on New Years’ Day, defeating Indonesia 6-2 on aggregate to bring the trophy home. Here are five memorable moments from the War Elephants’ triumph in Singapore. Reinvigorated Chanathip Captains Thailand to Glory After missing the 2018 AFF Cup through club obligations and the most recent World Cup […]

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Features

Thailand 0-0 Vietnam Semi-Final Second Leg – Five Things We Learned

Theerathon out for finals first-leg. Theerathon Bunmathan got booked, for somewhat of a clumsy challenge, which means the superstar left-back would be suspended for the first leg of the finals against Indonesia. On matchday one, Mano Polking surprised everyone when he deployed Tristan Do, traditionally a right-back, at left-back while Theerathon is yet to join […]

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Previews, Reports & Reviews

Thailand 2-0 Singapore – Five Things We Learned

Despite fielding a heavily rotated side against Singapore, Thailand emerged victorious, protecting their perfect record and securing the group’s top spot in the process. Here are five things we learned at the end of the AFF Cup group stage. Strength in depth! Before the game, we discussed the dilemma coach Mano Polking faced, between aiming […]

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Previews, Reports & Reviews

Thailand 4-0 Myanmar – Five Things We Learned

Thailand made it two wins from two with a fairly convincing 4-0 win over Myanmar on Saturday evening. There were plenty of positive signs, from the four goals scored to the return of J.League stars Chanathip and Theerathon. Here are our five takeaways from that encounter. Mano’s best formation? After fielding an ‘unbalanced 4-3-3’ against […]

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Podcasts

AFF Suzuki Cup Preview

It’s time for the Thai League Central crew to preview the highly-anticipated AFF Suzuki Cup 2020 (played in 2021) that’s just another sleep away. How much pressure is on Thailand to win it? Is the squad strong enough? Who are the biggest challengers? Gian, Obb and Ta have you covered in this podcast. Enjoy!

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Features

Man of the Moment – Exclusive Interview with Mano Polking

Thailand are eager to assert themselves as the dominant force in Southeast Asian football next month, and they have tasked a familiar face with doing the job. After almost a decade in Thailand, Mano Polking has been rewarded with the top job, and the 2021 AFF Cup will be his first test. In our newest […]

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News

Mano Polking Appointed as Thailand Boss

Former Bangkok United, Army United and Suphanburi boss Alexandre ‘Mano’ Polking has been appointed as the head coach of Thailand’s national team, as per official announcements on Tuesday. The German-Brazilian coach is a familiar name in Thai football, having spent most of the last decade in the country. His familiarity with the country and talent […]

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