List of Thai football champions

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The Thai football champions are the winners of the highest league in Thai football, which is currently the Thai League 1. Teams in bold are those who won the double of League Championship and Thai FA Cup, or the Asian Double of League Championship and AFC Champions League in that season.

Football was introduced into Thailand in 1897. In 1916, King Vajiravudh founded "The Football Association of Thailand under Patronage of His Majesty the King." After that the association joined the FIFA in 1925 and AFC in 1957.

The Thailand national football team competed at the 1956 Olympics

The first football stadium, Suphachalasai Stadium, was built in 1935. King's Cup, the first football cup was introduced in 1968. And then two years later, Queen's Cup, a national cup competition, started in 1970.

Thailand Soccer League (1996–1997), Thai Premier League (1998–2000)[edit]

Year Champions
(number of titles)
Runners-up Third place Leading goalscorer Goals
1996–97 Bangkok Bank (1) Stock Exchange of Thailand - Ampon Ampansuwan (TOT) 21
1997 Royal Thai Air Force (1) Sinthana Bangkok Bank Worrawoot Srimaka (BEC Tero Sasana) 17
1998 Sinthana (1) Royal Thai Air Force BEC Tero Sasana Ronnachai Sayomchai (Port Authority) 23
1999 Royal Thai Air Force (2) Port Authority BEC Tero Sasana Sutee Suksomkit (Thai Farmers Bank) 13
2000 BEC Tero Sasana (1) Royal Thai Air Force Thai Farmers Bank Sutee Suksomkit (Thai Farmers Bank) 16

Thai League (2001–2005)[edit]

Year Champions
(number of titles)
Runners-up Third place Leading goalscorer Goals
2001–02 BEC Tero Sasana (2) Osotspa Bangkok Bank Worrawoot Srimaka (BEC Tero Sasana)
Pitipong Kuldilok (Port Authority)
12
2002–03 Krung Thai Bank (1) BEC Tero Sasana Port Authority Sarayoot Chaikamdee (Port Authority) 12
2003–04 Krung Thai Bank (2) BEC Tero Sasana Osotspa Vimol Jankam (Osotsapa) 14
2004–05 Tobacco Monopoly (1) PEA Osotspa Supakit Jinajai (PEA)
Sarayoot Chaikamdee (Port Authority)
10

Thailand Premier League (2006–2008)[edit]

Year Champions
(number of titles)
Runners-up Third place Leading goalscorer Goals
2006 Bangkok University (1) Osotspa BEC Tero Sasana Pipat Thonkanya (BEC Tero Sasana) 12
2007 Chonburi (1) Krung Thai Bank BEC Tero Sasana Ney Fabiano (Tobacco Monopoly) 18
2008 PEA (1) Chonburi BEC Tero Sasana Anon Sangsanoi (BEC Tero Sasana) 20

Thai Premier League (2009–2015)[edit]

Year Champions
(number of titles)
Runners-up Third place Leading goalscorer Goals
2009 Muangthong United (1) Chonburi Bangkok Glass Anon Sangsanoi (BEC Tero Sasana) 18
2010 Muangthong United (2) Buriram PEA Chonburi Kengne Ludovick (Pattaya United) 17
2011 Buriram PEA (2) Chonburi Muangthong United Franck Ohandza (Buriram PEA) 19
2012 Muangthong United (3) Chonburi BEC Tero Sasana Cleiton Silva (BEC Tero Sasana)
Teerasil Dangda (Muangthong United)
24
2013 Buriram United (3) Muangthong United Chonburi Carmelo González (Buriram United) 23
2014 Buriram United (4) Chonburi BEC Tero Sasana Heberty (Ratchaburi) 26
2015 Buriram United (5) Muangthong United Suphanburi Diogo (Buriram United) 33

Thai League (2016)[edit]

Year Champions
(number of titles)
Runners-up Third place Leading goalscorer Goals
2016 Muangthong United (4) Bangkok United Bangkok Glass Cleiton Silva (Muangthong United) 27

Thai League 1 (2017–present)[edit]

Year Champions
(number of titles)
Runners-up Third place Leading goalscorer Goals
2017 Buriram United (6) Muangthong United Bangkok United Dragan Bošković (Bangkok United) 38
2018 Buriram United (7) Bangkok United Port Diogo (Buriram United) 34

Italic indicates Double winners - i.e. League and Thai FA Cup winners OR League and Asian Cup winners or League and League Cup

Bold indicates Treble Winners - i.e. League, Thai FA Cup and Asian Cup winners OR League, Thai FA Cup and League Cup

An asterisk (*) after the number of titles won indicates that the team either set or equalled the overall record for championships won in the relevant season.

Total titles won[edit]

Ten clubs have been champions.

Club Wins Winning years
Buriram United
7
2008, 2011, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2017, 2018
Muangthong United
4
2009, 2010, 2012, 2016
Air Force Central
2
1997, 1999
Police Tero 2000, 2001–02
Krung Thai Bank 2002–03, 2003–04
Bangkok Bank
1
1996–97
Bangkok United 2006
BBCU 1998
Chonburi 2007
TTM Customs 2004–05

Kor Royal Cup[edit]

The top level of club football competition in 1916-1995.

Season Winner
1995 Thai Farmers Bank
1994 Bangkok Bank
1993 Thai Farmers Bank
1992 Thai Farmers Bank
1991 Thai Farmers Bank
1990 Port Authority of Thailand
1989 Krung Thai Bank
1988 Krung Thai Bank
1987 Royal Thai Air Force
1986 Bangkok Bank
1985 Port Authority of Thailand
1984 Bangkok Bank
1983 Royal Thai Army
1982 Raj Pracha
1981 Bangkok Bank
1980 Raj Pracha
1979 Port Authority of Thailand
1978 Port Authority of Thailand
1977 Raj Vithi
1976 Port Authority of Thailand
 
Season Winner
1975 Raj Vithi
1974 Port Authority of Thailand
1973 Raj Vithi
1972 Port Authority of Thailand
1971 Raj Pracha
1970 Raj Pracha
1969 Raj Vithi
1968 Port Authority of Thailand
1967 Bangkok Bank
Royal Thai Air Force
1966 Bangkok Bank
1965 Royal Thai Police
1964 Bangkok Bank
1963 Royal Thai Air Force
1962 Royal Thai Air Force
1961 Royal Thai Air Force
1960 Royal Thai Air Force
1959 Royal Thai Air Force
1958 Royal Thai Air Force
1957 Royal Thai Air Force
1956 Hainan Association of Thailand
1955 Chula-Alumni Association
1954 Hakka Association of Thailand
 
Season Winner
1953 Royal Thai Air Force
1952 Royal Thai Air Force
1951 Chai Sod
1950 Cancelled
1949 Assumption Academy
1948 Bang Rak Academy
1932-47 Cancelled
1931 Thailand Post
1930 Assumption Academy
1929 Suankularb Wittayalai School
1928 Suankularb Wittayalai School
1927 Kong Dern Rot
1926 Kong Dern Rot
1925 Cancelled
1924 Royal Thai Naval Academy
1923 Royal Thai Naval Academy
1922 Royal Military Academy
1921 Royal Military Academy
1920 Chulalongkorn University
1919 Vajiravudh College
1918 Vajiravudh College
1917 Vajiravudh College
1916 Department of Performing Arts

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Total titles won by province[edit]

Ten clubs have been champions, from a total of 5 towns and cities. Most have come from the Bangkok.

Province Number of titles Clubs
Bangkok
9
BEC Tero Sasana (2), Royal Thai Air Force (2), Krung Thai Bank (2), Bangkok Bank (1), Bangkok United (1), Sinthana (1)
Nonthaburi
4
Muangthong United (4)
Buriram
5
Buriram United (5)
Chonburi
1
Chonburi (1)
Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya
1
PEA (1)
Samut Sakhon
1
Tobacco Monopoly (1)

Total titles won by region[edit]

Ten clubs have been champions, from a total of 3 regions. The Bangkok accounts for almost half of all total championship winners with 10 out 13 winners.

Region Number of titles Clubs
Bangkok
13
Muangthong United (4), BEC Tero Sasana (2), Royal Thai Air Force (2), Krung Thai Bank (2), Bangkok Bank (1), Bangkok United (1), Sinthana (1)
North-East
5
Buriram United (5)
Central
2
PEA (1), Tobacco Monopoly (1)
Eastern
1
Chonburi (1)
Northern
-
Southern
-
Western
-

See also[edit]