Bangkok Glass F.C.

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Bangkok Glass
บางกอกกล๊าส เอฟซี
Bangkok glass football club logo, March 2018.png
Full name Bangkok Glass Football Club
Nickname(s) The Rabbits
Short name BGFC
Founded 2006; 12 years ago (2006)
Ground Leo Stadium
Thanyaburi, Pathum Thani, Thailand
Capacity 16,014
Owner Boon Rawd Brewery
Chairman Pavin Bhirombhakdi
Head Coach Anurak Srikerd
League Thai League 2
2018 Thai League 1, 14th Decrease
Website Club website
Current season
Active departments of
Bangkok Glass
Football pictogram.svg Football pictogram.svg Volleyball (indoor) pictogram.svg
Football (Men's) Football B (Men's) Volleyball (Women's) (Dissolved)
Volleyball (indoor) pictogram.svg Futsal pictogram.svg Controller.svg
Volleyball Youth (Women's) (Dissolved) Futsal (Men's) eSports

Bangkok Glass Football Club (Thai: สโมสรฟุตบอลบางกอกกล๊าส) is a Thai professional football club based in Pathum Thani Province and is managed by BG FC Sport Co.,Ltd. which is a subsidiary of Bangkok Glass Group of Companies. Bangkok Glass FC participates in the Thai League 2.

Its nickname "The Rabbits" derives from the chinese zodiac of the first club president, Pavin Bhirombhakdi who born in The Year of the Rabbit.



Bangkok Glass winning the Super Cup 2009

Bangkok Glass FC was founded in 2006 and played in the Khǒr Royal Cup, the fourth level of the Thai football league. In the beginning of the 2009 season, the club bought the franchise of Krung Thai Bank F.C. in order to compete in the Thai League 1. The club then started the pre-season under the name of Raj-Vithi-BGFC in the 2009 Queen's Cup in the match against Haaka-Sriracha FC. The team was made up of players from Bangkok Glass FC, trialling players with the potential to play in the Thai League. In their first Premier League season, the club was managed by Hans Emser,[1] a German Head Coach. Under his service, the club was unbeaten for twelve league games in a row. He was a successful coach from Bangkok Glass FC with a points average of 2,33. Nevertheless, Emser himself declared that he preferred to work with the youth team rather than the senior team.

Bangkok glass logo from 2006–2017


The club then appointed Surachai Jaturapattarapong, a former Thailand national team player who previously worked as a coach in S. League of Singapore as the club's new head coach. After a poor start to the 2010 season, Surachai stepped down from his post and was replaced by the Brazilian Carlos Roberto. His tenure in charge was short-lived though as he was fired in October 2010 after two heavy defeats to PEA Buriram and Osotspa Saraburi. Bangkok Glass finished a disappointing 5th in the PLT in 2010. The current manager is Supasin Leelarit and Surachai Jaturapattarapong was re-appointed as head coach at the end of the 2011 season. After a disappointing season Surachai stepped down again from his post October 2012 and was replaced by Phil Stubbins. Bangkok Glass finished the season a disappointing 8th in the PLT 2012. After short lived in Bangkok Glass FC Phil Stubbins stepped down in March 2013. For short time assistant coach Anurak Srikerd taken over and he make the club history for the first club trophy Thai FA Cup 2014 since they founded.[2] In 2015, Bangkok Glass FC joined AFC Champions League for the first time. After a successful decade, Bangkok glass FC established Yamaoka Hanasaka Academy or YHA in collaboration with Cerezo Osaka and Yanmar for developing young footballers to become professional footballers in 2016.[3]


Leo Stadium was open in 2010 after being renovated on land adjacent to bangkok glass company limited. It located in Pathum Thani.It was originally used by bangkok glass company limited officer. After Bangkok Glass F.C. bought the franchise of Krung Thai Bank F.C. in order to join in the Thai League 1 they use Leo Stadium to be their own home ground. The capacity of the stadium was 16,014,. In 2018, LEO Stadium was installed natural grass sport field.[4]

Stadium and locations[edit]

Coordinates Location Stadium Capacity Year
14°00′02″N 100°40′45″E / 14.000649°N 100.679028°E / 14.000649; 100.679028 Pathumthani Leo Stadium 13,000 2010–Present

Season by season record[edit]

Season League[5] FA Cup League
Other Top scorer
Division P W D L F A Pts Pos Name Goals
2009 TPL 30 16 8 6 45 31 56 3rd QF Singapore
Cup – RU
Nantawat Tansopa 8
2010 TPL 30 12 9 9 48 38 45 5th R3 QF Singapore
Cup – W
Chatree Chimtalay 10
2011 TPL 34 15 8 11 55 41 53 5th R4 R3 Sarayuth Chaikamdee 15
2012 TPL 34 10 15 9 53 39 45 8th SF SF Samuel Ajayi 11
2013 TPL 32 14 8 10 32 40 50 5th RU R2 Chatree Chimtalay 10
2014 TPL 38 14 7 17 70 65 49 10th W QF Lazarus Kaimbi 12
2015 TPL 34 15 11 8 47 38 56 6th R4 R3 RU Play-off  – Darko Tasevski
2016 TL 31 18 3 10 62 41 57 3rd R2 R2  –  –  – Ariel Rodríguez 19
2017 T1 34 16 8 10 63 44 56 5th R3 R1  –  –  – Jhasmani Campos
Surachat Sareepim
2018 T1 34 11 9 14 55 46 42 14th R2 RU  –  –  – David Bala
Surachat Sareepim
Champions Runners-up Third Place Promoted Relegated

Season by season record for team B[edit]

Season League FA Cup League Cup Top goalscorer
Division P W D L F A Pts Pos Name Goals
2017 T4 Bangkok 30 8 11 11 34 44 35 9th Can't Enter Can't Enter Weerapat Ninburapa 12

Continental record[edit]


First team squad[edit]

As of 9 August 2018[6]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
1 Thailand GK Narit Taweekul
3 Thailand DF Chalermsak Aukkee
4 Australia DF Matt Smith (Captain)
5 Thailand MF Tanaboon Kesarat
7 Costa Rica FW Ariel Rodríguez
8 Thailand MF Thitipan Puangchan
9 Thailand FW Surachat Sareepim
10 Brazil FW David Bala (on loan from Khon Kaen)
14 Thailand MF Sarawut Masuk
15 Thailand FW Nantawat Suankaew
17 Thailand MF Chakkit Laptrakul
19 Thailand DF Pichit Ketsro
20 Spain MF Toti
22 Thailand MF Nattachai Srisuwan
23 Thailand MF Peerapong Pichitchotirat
No. Position Player
24 Thailand MF Siwakorn Sangwong
26 Thailand MF Itthiphon Khamplio
27 Thailand MF Anon Amornlertsak (on loan from Buriram United)
28 Thailand DF Apisit Sorada
29 Thailand FW Chatree Chimtalay
31 Thailand DF Thanakorn Boonyapichit
32 Thailand FW Warut Bunsuk
33 Thailand DF Saharat Pongsuwan
34 Thailand DF Piyachanok Darit
35 Thailand MF Tassanapong Muaddarak
38 Thailand GK Korraphat Nareechan
40 Thailand GK Chalermkeat Pootoya
59 Thailand MF Phommin Kaeosanga
70 Republic of Macedonia MF Mario Gjurovski

Note 1: Players who are AFC Champions League quota foreign players are listed in bold.

Out on loan[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
Thailand DF Mongkol Namnuad (at Thailand Navy)
Thailand DF Sakeereen Teekasom (at Thailand Navy)
Thailand MF Chaowat Veerachat (at Japan Cerezo Osaka U-23)
Thailand GK Surasak Mo-aum (at Thailand Chiangmai)
Thailand MF Atthawit Sukchuai (at Thailand Suphanburi)
Thailand FW Apiwat Pengprakone (at Thailand Ubon UMT United)

Reserves and academy[edit]

Former players[edit]

For details on former players, see Category:Bangkok Glass F.C. players.


Coaches by Years (2009–present)

Name Nat Period Honours
Hans Rudolf Emser Germany March 2009 – June 2009 2009 Singapore Cup Runner-up
Surachai Jaturapattarapong Thailand June 2009 – June 2010 2009 Singapore Cup Runner-up / 2009 Thai Super Cup / 2010 Queen's Cup
Carlos Roberto Brazil June 2010 – October 2010
Supasin Leelarit (Manager) Thailand October 2010 – December 2010 2010 Singapore Cup
Sathit Bensoh Thailand December 2010 – March 2011
Arjhan Srong-ngamsub Thailand March 2011 – December 2011
Surachai Jaturapattarapong Thailand January 2012 – October 2012
Phil Stubbins England October 2012 – March 2013
Anurak Srikerd (Caretaker) Thailand March 2013 – May 2013
Attaphol Buspakom Thailand May 2013 – June 2014 2013 Thai FA Cup Runner-up
Anurak Srikerd (Caretaker) Thailand June 2014 – November 2014 2014 Thai FA Cup
Ricardo Rodríguez Spain November 2014 – November 2015 2015 Kor Royal Cup Runner-up
Anurak Srikerd Thailand November 2015 – June 2016
Aurelio Vidmar Australia August 2016 – July 2017
Surachai Jaturapattarapong (Caretaker) Thailand July 2017 – November 2017
Josep Ferré Spain November 2017 – March 2018
Anurak Srikerd Thailand April 2018 – October 2018


Domestic competitions[edit]


1 Champions (1): 2014


Champions (1): 2009
Champions (1): 2010
Champions (1): 2010

AFC clubs ranking[edit]

As of 02 July 2017.[7]
Current Rank Country Team
116 Thailand Bangkok Glass F.C.
117 Thailand Sukhothai F.C.
118 Oman Al-Nahda Club (Oman)
119 Lebanon Tripoli SC
120 Jordan Al-Ahli SC (Amman)

In pop culture[edit]

Bangkok Glass F.C. are referred to in 2010 Thai film First Love when Mario Maurer's character is a rising player of this club and Surachai Jaturapattarapong, the team's manager including Supasin Leelarit, vice chairman's club also co-starred.[8]


  1. ^ "มารู้จักโค้ชฮาน ของ บางกอกกล๊าส เอฟซี (BGFC)" (in Thai). Retrieved 4 January 2017.
  2. ^ "SCOOP: บีจี แชมป์ เอฟเอคัพ 2014 ปฐมบท "เพียวฟุตบอล"" (in Thai). Retrieved 4 January 2017.
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  5. ^ King, Ian; Schöggl, Hans & Stokkermans, Karel (20 March 2014). "Thailand – List of Champions". RSSSF. Archived from the original on 16 July 2014. Retrieved 29 October 2014. Select link to season required from chronological list.
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  7. ^ "AFC Club Ranking (2nd July 2017 )". Asian Football Confederation. Retrieved 2 July 2017.
  8. ^ "ก่อนจะถึงปีโป้ : 14 คนดังวงการลูกหนังที่คว้าดาวเข้าสู่วงการบันเทิง". FourFourTwo (in Thai). 2017-09-14. Retrieved 2017-11-06.

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