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บีบีซียู เอฟซี
Full name Big Bang Chula United Football Club
สโมสรฟุตบอล บีบีซียู
Nickname(s) The Pink Panthers, The Big Bang
Founded 1976; 41 years ago (1976), as Bangtoey Football Team
Ground Nonthaburi Youth Centre Stadium
Nonthaburi, Thailand
Ground Capacity 6,000
Chairman Wirayut Potaramik
Head Coach Worachai Surinsirirat (interim)
League Thai League T2
2016 18th (Relegated)
Website Club home page
Current season

BBCU Football Club, full name Big Bang Chula United Football Club, (Thai: สโมสรฟุตบอลบิ๊กแบง จุฬาฯ ยูไนเต็ด) is a Thai professional football club based in Bangkok, Thailand, owned by Montri Suwannoi. Founded as "Bangtoey Football Team" in 1976, the club changed its name many times, until finally, it became "BBCU" in 2011.

BBCU was one of the most successful Thai football clubs of the late 1990s (under the name of “Sinthana Football Club”). The club has won a Thai League T1 title, 2 Kor Royal Cups and 1 FA Cup. Moreover, during the years in lower divisions, the club has also won a Division 2 title.


Chulalongkorn University FC is the club based at Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok, Thailand. They have played in the Chula–Thammasat Traditional Football Match since 1934.

In 2004, Chulalongkorn University FC was combined with Sinthana FC (Chula-Sinthana FC) and played in Division 2 in 2005 until Chula-Sinthana FC was promoted from Division 1 to Thai Premier League in 2008.

In August of the 2008 season, they changed their club name again from "Chula-Sinthana FC" to "Chula United".[1] The Club Director was Kasiti Kamalanavin.

Chula's return to the top flight, 2008 Thailand Premier League, ended with them finishing in a creditable 8th position. However they could not build on their first season and were relegated from the 2009 Thai Premier League.

Despite having two of the three top goalscorers in the 2010 Thai Division 1 League, Chula could not bounce back at the first attempt and slumped to a disappointing 10th-placed finish. Chula's striker Chainarong Tathong topped the 2010 Thai Division 1 League goalscoring chart with an impressive 19 goals. Fellow front man Aron da Silva netted 15 times to be the 3rd top scorer in the league.

In January 2011, the club changed their name to Big Bang Chulalongkorn University FC and relocated to play their home games at the Thai Army Sports Stadium on VipavadeeRangsit Road. The club got off to a flying start and won promotion even though they stuttered in the latter weeks of the season.

The club's venture in the 2012 Thai Premier League ended with them being relegated after only one season. Home games were played at the sparsely filled 65,000 Rajamangala Stadium with an average home attendance of only 939.

Previous names and logos[edit]

Bangtoey Bangtoey-Suwannoi Sinthana Chula-Sinthana ’’’Chula United’’’
(No logo)
(No Logo)


  • The old Sinthana Football Club's logo is written 1987 as its year of foundation. However, after doing the new research, we found that the club's activities have been started 11 years before that, in 1976. In fact, the year 1987 is only the year that the club was preparing the team for competing its first Ngor Royal Cup season.
  • The club changed its name from Chula-Sinthana to Chula United during the 2008 Thai Premier League competition. But only the name was changed. The club had still used the old "Phra Kiao" logo until the end of that season.


BBCU have used various stadiums throughout their history:

Stadium and locations[edit]

Coordinates Location Stadium Capacity Year
13°44′15″N 100°31′31″E / 13.737445°N 100.525377°E / 13.737445; 100.525377 Bangkok Chulalongkorn University Sports Stadium 15,000 2009-2010
13°46′58″N 100°33′22″E / 13.782661°N 100.556185°E / 13.782661; 100.556185 Phaya Thai, Bangkok Thai Army Sports Stadium 20,000 2011
13°45′20″N 100°37′20″E / 13.755417°N 100.622167°E / 13.755417; 100.622167 Bang Kapi, Bangkok Rajamangala Stadium 65,000 2012
13°46′58″N 100°33′22″E / 13.782661°N 100.556185°E / 13.782661; 100.556185 Phaya Thai, Bangkok Thai Army Sports Stadium 20,000 2013
13°52′44″N 100°32′39″E / 13.878865°N 100.544057°E / 13.878865; 100.544057 Nonthaburi Nonthaburi Youth Centre Stadium

(Nonthaburi Municipality Stadium)

6,000 2014-2015

Season by season record[edit]

Amateur years (1976–1987)[edit]

Since Bangtoey Football team was founded in 1976 to compete in Bangkapi Cup tournament, the club had played 11 more years in amateur level before joining the first Football Association of Thailand’s competitions season in Ngor Royal Cup 1998.

Royal Cups’ years (1988–1995)[edit]

Season Competition Level Final Position Note
1988 Ngor Royal Cup 4 Runner-up - Promoted to Khor Royal Cup 1989
1989 Khor Royal Cup 3 Quarter-final - Promoted to Khǒr Royal Cup 1990
1990 Khǒr Royal Cup 2
1992 - Promoted to Kor Royal Cup 1993
1993 Kor Royal Cup 1 1st Round
1995 3rd - the last season that Kor Royal Cup was competed as the top level of Thai football.

Football League years (1996–2010)[edit]

Season Competition Level Final Position Note
1996 (Johny Walker)
Thailand Soccer League
1 6th - Football league was pronounced for the first time in Thailand
- The club won Queen's Cup runner-up.
1997 Runner-up - Champion Kor Royal Cup
- Champion FA Cup (qualified for Asian Cup Winners' Cup 1998/99)
1998 (Caltex)
Premier League
Champion - Qualified for Asian Club Championship (1999–00) [as Thai League Champion]
- Champion Kor Royal Cup
1999 7th
2000 11th - Played promotion-relegation play-off with Bangkok Christian College (won 3–2 on aggregate)
- Runner-up Queen's Cup
2001–02 (GSM)
Thai League
2002–03 7th - Runner-up Queen's Cup
2003–04 Thailand Premier League 10th - Relegated to Thailand Division 1 League 2004–05
2004–05 Thailand Division 1 League 2 - Relegated to Thailand Division 2 League 2006
2006 Thailand Division 2 League 3 Champion - Promoted to Thailand Division 1 League ฤดูกาล 2007
2007 Thailand Division 1 League 2 Runner-up - Promoted to Thailand Premier League 2008
2008 Thailand Premier League 1 8th
2009 Thailand Premier League 15th - Relegated to Thai Division 1 League 2010
2010 Thai Division 1 League 2 10th

Season by season domestic record (2011–present)[edit]


Season League FA Cup League
Kor Royal
Asia Top scorer
Division P W D L F A Pts Pos Name Goals
2011 DIV 1 34 18 9 7 39 25 63 3rd Chainarong Tathong 12
2012 TPL 34 4 13 17 32 63 25 17th Junior Aparecido Guimaro 9
2013 DIV 1 34 9 13 12 33 45 40 11th R3 R2 Bouba Abbo 9
2014 DIV 1 34 13 9 12 49 48 48 9th R2 R3 Julius Obioh 17
2015 DIV 1 38 17 9 12 50 42 60 4th R2 R2 Yusuke Kato 14
2016 TL 30 3 4 23 32 69 13 18th R1 R2 Woo Geun-jeong 12
2017 T2
Champions Runners-up Third Place Promoted Relegated



Current squad[edit]

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 Pacharaphol Tanormkiattikorn
2 Thailand MF Veerawong Leksuntorn
3 Thailand DF Boonyarit Pathomthad
6 Thailand MF Wisanusak Oun-noi
7 Thailand MF Kiattisak Jiamudom
8 Thailand MF Nakul Pinthong
10 Thailand FW Akarawin Sawasdee
11 South Korea FW Ryu Beom Hee
13 Thailand MF Naret Ritpitakwong
14 France FW Romain Gasmi
16 Thailand DF Maitree Kularbkao
17 Thailand MF Kiatisak Jia-udom
18 Thailand GK Pornchai Chan-In
19 Thailand DF Jatuporn Klai-eiem
22 Thailand GK Sarayut Poolsab
No. Position Player
23 South Korea DF Ma Sang-hoon
25 Thailand MF Anuwat Promyotha
27 Thailand MF Netipong Narkchim
28 Thailand DF Patiparn Phetphun
29 Thailand MF Narakorn Khana
30 Brazil FW Andre Araujo
35 Thailand DF Saranyu Intarach
36 Thailand DF Wirat Nakparn
39 Thailand DF Chaiwat Klinpeng
45 Thailand DF Pavarit Sansook
77 Thailand MF Pummared Kladkleep
88 Singapore DF Hafiz Abu Sujad
92 Thailand FW Chad Chaiyabutr
99 Thailand GK Watchara Buathong (on loan from Port)

Performance in AFC competitions[edit]

Season Competition Round Club Home Away
1999–2000 Asian Club Championship First Round Macau Lam Pak 0–2 7–1
Second Round Singapore Singapore Armed Force 1–1 2–1
Quarter-finals Japan Júbilo Iwata 2–1
South Korea Suwon Samsung Bluewings 4–0
Japan Kashima Antlers 3–0


Coaches by Years (2008–present)

Name Nat Period Honours
Kiatisuk Senamuang Thailand 2008
Thongchai Sukkoki Thailand 2008–2009
Kiatisuk Senamuang Thailand 2011–2012 Thai Division 1 League 3rd Place
Worachai Surinsirirat Thailand 2013–2015
Tsuyoshi Takano Japan 2015–2016
Koichi Sugiyama Japan 2016
Jatuporn Pramualban Thailand 2016
Pairoj Borwonwatanadilok Thailand 2017
Worachai Surinsirirat (interim) Thailand 2017–

Domestic competitions[edit]

International competitions[edit]


External links[edit]