2009 Thai Premier League

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Thai Premier League
Season 2009
Champions Muang Thong United
Relegated Sriracha
Chula United
Nakhon Pathom
2010 AFC Champions League Muang Thong United
2010 AFC Cup Thai Port
Top goalscorer Thailand Anon Sangsanoi
(BEC Tero Sasana) (18)
Biggest home win BEC Tero Sasana 5-0 Chula United
Biggest away win Rajnavy Rayong 0-3 TTM Samut Sakhon
Sriracha 0-3 Thai Port
Chonburi 2-5 Muang Thong United
TOT 1-4 BEC Tero Sasana
BEC Tero Sasana 1-4 Muang Thong United
Samut Songkhram 0-3 Rajnavy Rayong
Osotspa Saraburi 0-3 BEC Tero Sasana
Nakhon Pathom 2-5 Bangkok Glass
Highest scoring Chonburi 2-5 Muang Thong United
Nakhon Pathom 2-5 Bangkok Glass (7)
Highest attendance Muangthong United 1–1 Chonburi (16,608) (4 October 2009)
2008
2010

The Thai Premier League 2009 was the thirteenth season of the Premier League since its establishment in 1996. A total of 16 teams competed in the league, with PEA FC as the defending champions.

Muang Thong United took the league championship with two names remaining, the first ever team to win the championship in their debut appearance in the top flight.

Nakhon Pathom, Sriracha and Chula United were relegated to the 1st Division.

Rules[edit]

  • Teams play each other twice on a home and away basis
  • 3 Points for a win
  • 1 Points for a draw
  • At beginning of the season the league winner plays the FA Cup winner in the Kor Royal Cup
  • Loser qualifies for Asian Champions League Qualification Round
  • Teams finishing on same points at the end of the season use toe-to-toe record to determine finishing position.
  • Bottom 10 teams are relegated to Thai Division 1 League

Member clubs and locations[edit]

Club Name Year Joined Province Home Stadium[1][2][3] Capacity Notes
PEA 2004/05 Ayutthaya Ayutthaya Province Central Stadium 6,000 AFC Champions League 2009
Chonburi 2006 Chonburi Princess Sirindhorn Stadium 5,000 AFC Cup 2009
BEC Tero Sasana 1996/97 Bangkok BEC Tero Sasana Nong Chok Stadium 5,000
Osotspa Saraburi 1996/97 Pathum Thani Thanarom Village Football Field  ?
TOT 1996/97 Kanchanaburi Klip Bua Stadium 16,000
Bangkok Glass 1 2009 Pathum Thani Chaloem Phra Kiat Stadium (Khlong 6) 5,000
Samut Songkhram 2008 Samut Songkhram Samut Songkhram Province Stadium 5,000
Chula United 1996/97 Bangkok Chulalongkorn University Stadium 25,000
Nakhon Pathom 2007 Nakhon Pathom Kasetsat Kamphengsaen University Stadium 4,000
Bangkok United 2 2003/04 Bangkok Thai-Japanese Stadium 10,320
Pattaya United 1 2009 Chonburi Nongprue Municipality Football Field 5,000
TTM Samut Sakhon 3 1996/97 Samut Sakhon Institute of Physical Education Samut Sakhon Stadium 6,378
Thai Port 4 1996/97 Bangkok PAT Stadium 5,000
Muang Thong United 2009 Nonthaburi Thunderdome Sport Complex 16,000 Promoted from Division 1
Sriracha 2009 Chonburi Princess Sirindhorn Stadium 5,000 Promoted from Division 1
Rajnavy Rayong 5 1996/97 Rayong Rayong Province Central Stadium 17,000 Promoted from Division 1

1 Pattaya United and Bangkok Glass took the places of Coke Bangpra and Krung Thai Bank after purchasing the clubs. Coke Bangpra and Krung Thai Bank therefore withdrew from the league allowing Pattaya and Bangkok Glass to take position in the top flight.

2 Changed name from Bangkok University

3 Changed name from Thailand Tobacco Monopoly

4 Changed name from Port Authority of Thailand.

5 Changed name from Royal Thai Navy

Managerial changes[edit]

Team Outgoing manager Manner of departure Replaced by Date of appointment Position in table
Chonburi Thai Jadet Meelarp End of Contract Thai Kiatisuk Senamuang January 2009 Pre season
Chula United Thai Kiatisuk Senamuang End of Contract Brazil Carlos Ferreira January 2009 Pre season
TTM Samut Sakhon Thai Prajuk Viengsong End of Contract Thai Attaphol Puspakom January 2009 Pre season
Muang Thong United Thai Surasak Tansurat Taking charge of clubs junior sides [4] Thai Attaphol Puspakom April 2009 4th
TTM Samut Sakhon Thai Attaphol Puspakom Moved to Muang Thong United [4] Thai Kij Meesrisuk April 2009 11th
PEA FC Thai Prapol Pongpanich Resigned due to fan pressure Thai Thongsuk Sampahungsith May 2009 12th
Bangkok Glass FC Germany Hans R. Emser Was acting coach and is now Technical Director Youth Football Academy Bangkok Glass FC[5] Thai Surachai Jaturapattarapong June 2009 1st
Pattaya United Thai Pansak Ketwattha Resigned Thai Wisoon Wichaya June 2009 13th
BEC Tero France Christophe Larrouilh Resigned to become the team’s Technical Director [6] Thai Tawan Sripan June 2009 5th
Pattaya United Thai Wisoon Wichaya Short term replacement Thai Jadet Meelarp June 2009 13th
Chula United Brazil Carlos Ferreira Resigned Thai Pichai Pituwong August 2009 16th
TTM Samut Sakhon Thai Kij Meesrisuk Release Thai Prajuk Viengsong August 2009 12th
Nakhon Pathom FC Thai Chatchai Paholpat Release Thai Piyapong Piew-on September 2009 14th

League table[edit]

Last updated October 18, 2009

Pos
Club
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Comments
1
Muang Thong United (PR)
30
19
8
3
48
20
+28
65
2010 AFC Champions League Qualifying play-off
2
Chonburi
30
18
8
4
50
30
+20
62
3
Bangkok Glass
30
16
8
6
45
31
+14
56
4
BEC Tero Sasana
30
15
6
9
53
34
+19
51
5
Osotspa Saraburi
30
13
8
9
36
32
+4
47
6
Thai Port
30
12
8
10
33
30
+3
44
2010 AFC Cup Group stage1
7
TOT
30
10
12
8
33
33
0
42
8
TTM Samut Sakhon
30
8
13
9
29
32
-3
37
9
PEA(C)
30
9
9
12
37
41
-4
36
10
Samut Songkhram
30
9
7
14
22
31
-9
34
11
Pattaya United
30
7
11
12
27
33
-6
32
12
Rajnavy Rayong (PR)
30
8
6
16
28
39
-11
30
13
Bangkok United
30
5
15
10
24
34
-10
30
14
Sriracha (PR)
30
8
6
16
28
34
-6
30
Relegation to
2010 Thai Division 1 League
15
Chula United
30
4
14
12
29
47
-18
26
16
Nakhon Pathom
30
6
7
17
32
53
-21
25

Pld = Matches played; W = Matches won; D = Matches drawn; L = Matches lost; F = Goals for; A = Goals against; GD = Goal difference; Pts = Points

1. Thai Port qualified for the AFC Cup as Thai FA Cup winners

Season Notes[edit]

Clubs outside the area of Bangkok
Clubs from the greater area of Bangkok
  • Before the starting of 2009 seasons, Thailand Premier League changed the official name to Thai Premier League.
  • Coke Bangpra sold their Thai Premier League slot to a newly formed club, Pattaya United at the end of the Thai Premier League 2008 season. Coke Bangpra therefore withdrew from the Thai football league system and Pattaya would start their life in the very top division.
  • Provincial Electricity Authority were drawn against Singapore Armed Forces of Singapore in the opening game of the AFC Champions League 2009 and were defeated 4-1 after extra time.
  • On December 30, 2008, Thailand confirmed that Denmark, North Korea and Lebanon would play in the 2009 King's Cup tournament. Thailand would open up against Lebanon to determine who would enter the final.
  • Thailand came runners up in the 2009 King's Cup, defeated by Denmark on penalties in the final.
  • Chonburi won the season opening Kor Royal Cup, defeating PEA 1-0.
  • In May, Chonburi progressed to the Round of 16 stage in the AFC Cup, whilst PEA got knocked out in the Group Stages.
  • In June, FAT confirmed that the FA Cup would be restarted and the winners would enter the AFC Cup 2010.[7]
  • Osotspa M-150 changed their name mid-season to Osotspa Saraburi
  • BEC defeated TSW Pegasus FC of Hong Kong in the TSW Pegasus Anniversary Cup

Results[edit]

Last updated October 18, 2009

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16
1. Thai Port 0-1 1-0 1-0 1-2 2-1 0-0 1-0 1-0 1-1 0-1 0-1 0-0 3-0 1-0 2-1
2. PEA 2-2 4-1 2-2 2-2 4-1 0-2 1-2 1-2 3-2 2-0 0-0 2-0 0-2 2-2 0-1
3. Pattaya Utd 1-1 2-0 2-1 0-0 1-0 0-1 1-1 2-2 1-0 0-0 4-0 2-0 1-1 0-0 1-1
4. Chula Utd 0-2 3-1 1-1 1-1 1-1 1-1 1-1 1-2 1-3 1-2 1-1 0-0 1-0 0-0 1-2
5. Chonburi 2-1 3-0 2-0 2-2 2-1 2-1 2-5 1-3 3-0 1-0 2-2 5-1 3-2 2-0 1-0
6. Rajnavy Rayong 1-2 1-1 3-2 1-1 0-1 0-3 1-2 0-1 1-1 0-0 0-3 0-1 1-0 2-0 2-1
7. TOT 1-2 1-1 3-1 3-0 0-0 2-1 0-0 2-1 2-1 1-4 1-1 1-1 1-0 0-1 1-2
8. Muang Thong Utd 3-0 1-0 1-0 2-1 1-1 2-1 3-0 1-0 3-1 2-0 0-0 2-2 0-0 3-1 2-1
9. Bangkok Glass 1-1 3-1 2-1 4-2 1-0 1-0 1-1 1-0 1-0 3-3 2-0 2-1 1-0 2-1 0-0
10. Nakhon Pathom 2-0 1-1 3-1 2-2 1-2 2-1 3-1 1-1 2-5 1-0 1-2 1-3 1-3 0-1 0-1
11. BEC Tero Sasana 3-1 0-1 3-1 5-0 1-2 2-1 4-0 1-4 1-1 3-0 3-0 0-0 3-2 2-0 2-3
12. TTM Samut Sakhon 2-1 1-0 0-0 1-1 2-1 1-1 1-1 0-2 2-1 4-0 1-2 2-2 0-0 0-1 0-0
13. Bangkok Utd 2-2 0-2 0-0 0-1 1-1 0-1 1-1 1-2 1-1 0-0 1-1 2-1 1-0 0-1 1-2
14. Sriracha 0-3 2-0 0-1 0-1 0-1 0-1 1-1 0-1 2-0 2-0 4-2 1-0 0-0 1-2 2-2
15. Samut Songkhram 0-0 0-1 1-0 3-0 0-1 0-3 0-1 0-1 1-1 1-1 1-2 1-0 1-1 2-0 0-2
16. Osotsapa 2-1 2-2 1-0 1-1 1-2 0-1 0-0 1-0 2-0 3-1 0-3 1-1 0-1 1-3 2-1

Source : Football Association of Thailand website [8]

Season statistics[edit]

Top scorers[edit]

Last updated October 18, 2009

Scorer Goals [9] Club
Thailand Anon Sangsanoi 18 BEC Tero Sasana
Ivory Coast Kone Mohamed 14 Chonburi
Thailand Nantawat Tansopa 11 Bangkok Glass
Nigeria Ajayi Samuel 10 Bangkok Glass
Ivory Coast Dango Siaka Muang Thong United
Thailand Pipat Thonkanya Thai Port
Thailand Arthit Sunthornpit 9 Chonburi
Thailand Sarayoot Chaikamdee Osotsapa M-150
Thailand Sompong Soleb Chula United
Ivory Coast Soumahoro Yaya Muang Thong United
Thailand Suriya Domtaisong Muang Thong United (2 goals)
PEA (7 goals)
Wales Michael Byrne 8 Nakhon Pathom (4 goals)
Chonburi (4 goals)
Thailand Suttinan Nontee Rajnavy Rayong
Brazil Anderson 7 Chonburi (3 goals)
Pattaya United (4 goals)
Cameroon Bekombo Ekollo TTM Samut Sakhon
Thailand Chakrit Buathong BEC Tero Sasana
Thailand Chatprapob Usaprom TTM Samut Sakhon
Thailand Chatree Chimtalay Bangkok Glass
Thailand Jirawat Makarom Thai Port
Argentina Raúl González Gastón Sriracha
Thailand Teerasil Dangda Muang Thong United

Hat-tricks[edit]

Key
4 Player scored four goals
5 Player scored five goals
Player Nationality For Against Result[a] Date
Sompong Soleb  Thailand Chula United PEA 3–1 12 September 2009
Anon Sangsanoi  Thailand BEC Tero Sasana TOT 4–0 7 October 2009

Annual awards[edit]

Coach of the Year[edit]

Defender of the Year[edit]

Midfielder of the Year[edit]

Striker of the Year[edit]

Young Player of the Year[edit]

Top scorer[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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