2000 Thai Premier League

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Thai Premier League
Season 2000
Champions BEC Tero Sasana
Relegated -
2001–02 Asian Club Championship BEC Tero Sasana
2001–02 Asian Cup Winners Cup Royal Thai Air Force FC
Top goalscorer Thailand Sutee Suksomkit (Thai Farmers Bank) (16)
Biggest home win BEC Tero Sasana 5-0
Sinthana
Biggest away win Krung Thai Bank 0-6
BEC Tero Sasana
Highest scoring TOT 3-6 Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (9 goals)
1999
Map of Thailand - 2000.png

The 2000 Thai Premier League consisted of 12 teams. The bottom club would be relegated to the Thailand Division 1 League. The club that came 11th would play in a relegation / promotion match against the club that came second in the Thailand Division 1 League.

Champions Royal Thai Air Force entered the next edition of the Asian Club Championship.

The league was also known as the Caltex Premier League.

Member clubs[edit]

Final league table[edit]

POS NAME P W D L F A +/- Points
1 BEC Tero Sasana 22 14 7 1 48 14 +34 49
2 Royal Thai Air Force (C) 22 12 5 5 34 19 +15 41
3 Thai Farmers Bank 22 10 7 5 33 25 +8 37
4 Bangkok Metropolitan 22 9 8 5 39 29 +10 35
5 Port Authority 22 8 6 8 18 21 -3 30
6 Royal Thai Navy (PR) 22 5 11 6 21 22 -1 26
7 Royal Thai Police (PR) 22 6 8 8 25 27 -2 26
8 Osotsapa 22 6 8 8 15 20 -5 26
9 Bangkok Bank 22 6 7 9 14 23 -9 25
10 Krung Thai Bank 22 6 3 13 21 40 -19 21
11 Sinthana 22 4 8 10 20 32 -12 20
12 TOT 22 6 2 14 26 42 -16 20
Champion and Qualification for the 2001–02 Asian Club Championship
Withdrew from the league and folded
Qualification for the promotion/relegation playoff
(C) Defending Champion
(PR) Promoted from last Season

Promotion and relegation playoff[edit]

Normally, The club that came 11th in Thai Premier League would play in a relegation / promotion match against the runner-up in the Thailand Division 1 League but due to in 2000 season, Thai Farmers Bank withdraw from the league and then Sinthana the club that came 11th took their place. For this reason, TOT the team that came 12th would play in a relegation / promotion match.

March 27 and March 31, 2001

Team 1 Result Team 2
TOT 4-0 Bangkok Christian College

TOT remain at the Thai Premier League.

Season notes[edit]

Thai Farmers Bank would withdraw from the league at the end of the season due to the Asian financial crisis that initial struck in 1998. The effects would spread across Asia and many clubs now came under a huge financial burden.

Queen's Cup[edit]

Bangkok Bank won the 27th edition of the Queen's Cup and their third title overall. They defeated Sinthana 5-3 on penalties after a 2-2 draw played at Suphachalasai Stadium.

Thailand FA Cup[edit]

BEC Tero Sasana won their first Thailand FA Cup. It is unclear whom they beat in the final.

Asian Representation[edit]

Annual awards[edit]

Coach of the Year[edit]

Player of the year[edit]

Top scorer[edit]

Champions[edit]

The league champion was BEC Tero Sasana. It was the team's first title.

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Preceded by
Thai Premier League
1999
Thai Premier League
2000
BEC Tero Sasana
Succeeded by
Thai Premier League
2001/02