Thai League 2

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Thai League 2
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Founded 1997; 20 years ago (1997)
Country Thailand Thailand
Confederation AFC
Number of teams 18
Level on pyramid 2
Promotion to Thai League 1
Relegation to Thai League 3
Domestic cup(s) Thai FA Cup
League cup(s) Thai League Cup
Current champions Thai Honda (1st title)
(2016)
Most championships Police United (4th titles)
TV partners TrueVisions
Website http://www.thaileague.co.th/official/t2
2017 Thai League 2

Thai League 2 (Thai: ไทยลีก 2), commonly known as the T2, is the second-tier professional league in the Thai football league system. The top 3 are promoted to Thai League T1 at the end of the season, whilst four are relegated to Thai League 3.

For the 2008 season, the Football Association of Thailand (FAT) reduced the number of teams in the league to 16 teams. Previously there had been two groups of 12 clubs. For the 2011 season the number of teams was increased to 18 teams, The Thai Division 1 League is a season run from March to October, with teams playing 34 games each totalling 306 games in the season. In 2016, the Khǒr Royal Cup became a trophy for Thai Division 1 League. In 2017 the Football Association of Thailand[1] changed the name to Thai League 2. It is sponsored by Osotspa M-150 and therefore officially known as the Thai League 2 M-150 Championship.

Promotion and relegation[edit]

The top three teams will be promoted to the Thai League 1. The top team as champions.

The bottom three teams will be relegated to the Thai League 3.

Championship History[edit]

(Champions of the 2nd tier Thai football league system)[edit]

# Season Winner Runner Up Third Place
1 1997-98 Krung Thai Bank Osotsapa
2 1998-99 Bangkok Bank Of Commerce Assumption School Sri Racha
3 1999-2000 Royal Thai Police Royal Thai Navy
4 2000-01 Tobacco Monopoly Bangkok Christian College
5 2001-02 Bangkok Christian College
6 2002-03 Bangkok University Royal Thai Navy Provincial Electricity Authority
7 2003-04 TOT PEA
8 2004-05 Royal Thai Army Thai Honda
9 2005-06 Royal Thai Police Royal Thai Navy
10 2007 Customs Department Chula-Sinthana Coke-Bangpra
11 2008 Muangthong United Sriracha Royal Thai Navy
12 2009 Police United Royal Thai Army Sisaket
13 2010 Sriracha Khonkaen Chiangrai United
14 2011 Songkhla Chainat BBCU
15 2012 Ratchaburi Suphanburi Bangkok United
16 2013 Air Force AVIA Singhtarua PTT Rayong
17 2014 Nakhon Ratchasima Saraburi Siam Navy
18 2015 Police United Pattaya United Sukhothai
19 2016 Thai Honda Ubon UMT United Port
20 2017

Number of wins[edit]

Club Champions
Police United 4 (1999-2000), (2005–06), (2009), (2015)
Krung Thai Bank 1 (1997–98)
Bangkok Bank of Commerce 1 (1998–99)
TTM 1 (2000–01)
Bangkok Christian College 1 (2001–02)
Bangkok University 1 (2002–03)
TOT 1 (2003–04)
Royal Thai Army 1 (2004–05)
Customs Department 1 (2007)
Muangthong United 1 (2008)
Sriracha 1 (2010)
Buriram 1 (2011)
Ratchaburi 1 (2012)
Air Force AVIA 1 (2013)
Nakhon Ratchasima 1 (2014)
Thai Honda Ladkrabang 1 (2016)

Stadiums and locations (2017)[edit]

Locations of the Thai League 2 in 2017
Team Location Stadium Capacity
Air Force Central Pathum Thani Thupatemee Stadium 20,000
Angthong Angthong Angthong Provincial Stadium 6,000
Army United Bangkok Thai Army Sports Stadium 20,000
Bangkok Bangkok Chalerm Phrakiat Bang Mod Stadium 8,000
BBCU Nonthaburi Nonthaburi Municipality Honorary Stadium 6,000
Chainat Hornbill Chainat Khao Plong Stadium 12,000
Chiangmai Chiangmai Chiangmai 700th Anniversary Stadium 25,000
Kasetsart Bangkok Insee Chantarasatit Stadium 3,500
Krabi Krabi Krabi Provincial Stadium 6,000
Lampang Lampang Lampang Provincial Stadium 5,500
Nakhon Pathom United Nakhon Pathom Nakhon Pathom United Stadium 3,500
Nongbua Pitchaya Nongbua Lamphu Nongbua Lamphu Provincial Stadium 4,500
Prachuap Prachuap Khirikhan Sam Ao Stadium 7,000
PTT Rayong Rayong PTT Stadium 20,000
Rayong Rayong Rayong Provincial Stadium 7,500
Samutsongkhram Samut Songkhram Samut Songkhram Stadium 6,000
Songkhla United Songkhla Na Thawi Municipality Stadium 2,000
Trat Trat Trat Provincial Stadium 6,000

Stadiums (2017)[edit]

Primary venues used in the Thai League 2:

Air Force Central Angthong Bangkok Chiangmai Chainat Hornbill Krabi
Thupatemee Stadium Ang Thong Provincial Stadium 72-years Anniversary Stadium 700th Anniversary Stadium Khao Plong Stadium Krabi Stadium
Capacity: 25,000 Capacity: 6,500 Capacity: 8,000 Capacity: 25,000 Capacity: 12,000 Capacity: 6,000
Thupatemee Stadium.jpg BangModStadium.jpg 700th Anniversary Stadium.jpg Khaopong Stadium.jpg Krabi Provincial Stadium.jpg
Lampang Nakhon Pathom United Army United PT Prachuap PTT Rayong Rayong
Lampang Provincial Stadium Nakhon Pathom Stadium Thai Army Sports Stadium Sam Ao Stadium PTT Stadium Rayong Stadium
Capacity: 5,500 Capacity: 2,141 Capacity: 20,000 Capacity: 2,700 Capacity: 20,000 Capacity: 7,500
Pic lampangstadium.jpg Sport School Stadium Nakhon Pathom.jpg Thai Army Sports Stadium.jpg Sam-Ao Mainstand.jpg Pttrayongstadium2014.jpg RayongCentralStadium.JPG
Samutsongkhram Songkhla United BBCU Kasetsart Nongbua Pitchaya Trat
Samut Songkhram Stadium Na Thawi District Stadium Nonthaburi Youth Centre Stadium Insee Chantarasatit Stadium Nong Bua Lamphu Province Stadium Trat Province Stadium
Capacity: 6,000 Capacity: 2,000 Capacity: 6,000 Capacity: 4,000 Capacity: 4,333 Capacity: 6,000
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Awards[edit]

Top scorers[edit]

Season Top scorer Club Goals
2016 Republic of Macedonia Hristijan Kirovski Prachuap 17
2015 Brazil Felipe Ferreira
Thailand Tana Chanabut
Sukhothai
Police United
25
2014 Ivory Coast Marc Landry Babo Ang Thong 19
2013 Brazil Leandro de Oliveira da Luz Singhtarua 24
2012 England Lee Tuck Bangkok 23
2011 Thailand Adisak Srikampang
Thailand Phuwadol Suwannachart
PTT Rayong
Chainat
21
2010 Thailand Chainarong Tathong Chula United 19
2009 Thailand Wutthipong Kerdkul Rattana Bundit 27
2008 Thailand Tanongsak Promdard Raj-Vithi 18

Prize money[edit]

  • Champion  : 5,000,000 Baht
  • Runner-up  : 3,000,000 Baht
  • Third Place  : 1,000,000 Baht

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