Thai League 2

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Thai League 2
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Founded1997; 22 years ago (1997)
CountryThailand Thailand
ConfederationAFC
Number of teams18
Level on pyramid2
Promotion toThai League 1
Relegation toThai League 3
Domestic cup(s)Thai FA Cup
League cup(s)Thai League Cup
Current championsBG Pathum United (1st title)
(2019)
Most championshipsPolice United (4th titles)
TV partnersTrueVisions
Websitewww.thaileague.co.th/t2
2020 Thai League 2

Thai League 2 (Thai: ไทยลีก 2), commonly known as the T2, formally called Thai Division 1 League, is the second-tier professional league in the Thai football league system. The top 3 are promoted to Thai League 1 at the end of the season, whilst four are relegated to Thai League 3.[1][2]

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[3] 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.[4]

Promotion and relegation[edit]

The top three teams will be promoted to the Thai League 1. The top team as champions.[5]

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

Champions 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 Thailand Tobacco Monopoly
2 1998-99 Bangkok Bank of Commerce Assumption College Sriracha
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 Khon Kaen 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 Chainat Hornbill Air Force Central PT Prachuap
21 2018 PTT Rayong Trat Chiangmai
22 2019 BG Pathum United Police Tero Rayong

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)
Songkhla United 1 (2011)
Ratchaburi 1 (2012)
Air Force AVIA 1 (2013)
Nakhon Ratchasima 1 (2014)
Thai Honda Ladkrabang 1 (2016)
Chainat Hornbill 1 (2017)
PTT Rayong 1 (2018)
BG Pathum United 1 (2019)

Stadiums and locations (2019)[edit]

Team Location Stadium Capacity
Air Force United Pathum Thani Thupatemi Stadium 20,000
Army United Bangkok Thai Army Sports Stadium 20,000
Ayutthaya United Ayutthaya Ayutthaya Provincial Stadium 6,000
BG Pathum United Pathum Thani Leo Stadium 13,000
Customs United Samut Prakan Customs Department Stadium, Ladkrabang 54 2,000
JL Chiangmai United Chiang Mai 700th Anniversary Stadium 25,000
Kasetsart Bangkok TOT Stadium Chaeng Watthana 5,000
Khon Kaen Khon Kaen Khonkaen PAO. Stadium 7,000
Lampang Lampang Lampang Provincial Stadium 5,500
Navy Chonburi Sattahip Navy Stadium 6,000
Nongbua Pitchaya Nongbua Lamphu Nongbua Lamphu Provincial Stadium 4,500
Police Tero Bangkok Boonyachinda Stadium 3,550
Rayong Rayong Rayong Provincial Stadium 7,500
Samut Sakhon Samut Sakhon Samut Sakhon Provincial Stadium 3,500
Sisaket Sisaket Sri Nakhon Lamduan Stadium 10,000
Thai Honda Bangkok 72nd Anniversary Stadium (Min Buri) 10,000
Ubon United Ubon Ratchathani UMT Stadium 6,000
Udon Thani Udon Thani SAT Stadium Udon Thani 10,000

Stadiums (2019)[edit]

Primary venues used in the Thai League 2:

Air Force United Army United Ayutthaya United BG Pathum United JL Chiangmai United Kasetsart
Thupatemi Stadium Thai Army Sports Stadium Ayutthaya Province Stadium Leo Stadium 700th Anniversary Stadium TOT Stadium Chaeng Watthana
Capacity: 20,000 Capacity: 20,000 Capacity: 6,000 Capacity: 13,000 Capacity: 25,000 Capacity: 5,000
Thupatemee Stadium.jpg Thai Army Sports Stadium.jpg LEO Stadium 2017.jpg 700th Anniversary Stadium.jpg TOT Stadium.jpg
Khon Kaen Lampang MOF Customs United Navy Nongbua Pitchaya Police Tero
Khonkaen PAO. Stadium Lampang Province Stadium Lad Krabang 54 Stadium Sattahip Navy Stadium Nong Bua Lamphu Province Stadium Boonyachinda Stadium
Capacity: 7,000 Capacity: 5,500 Capacity: 2,000 Capacity: 6,000 Capacity: 4,500 Capacity: 3,550
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Rayong Samut Sakhon Sisaket Thai Honda Ubon United Udon Thani
Rayong Province Stadium Samut Sakhon Province Stadium Sri Nakhon Lamduan Stadium 72nd Anniversary Stadium UMT Stadium SAT Stadium Udon Thani
Capacity: 7,500 Capacity: 3,500 Capacity: 10,000 Capacity: 10,000 Capacity: 6,000 Capacity: 10,000
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Awards[edit]

Top scorers[edit]

Season Top scorer Club Goals
2008 Thailand Tanongsak Promdard Raj-Vithi 18
2009 Thailand Wutthipong Kerdkul Rattana Bundit 27
2010 Thailand Chainarong Tathong Chula United 19
2011 Thailand Adisak Srikampang
Thailand Phuwadol Suwannachart
PTT Rayong
Chainat
21
2012 England Lee Tuck Bangkok 23
2013 Brazil Leandro Singhtarua 24
2014 Ivory Coast Marc Landry Babo Angthong 19
2015 Brazil Felipe Ferreira
Thailand Tana Chanabut
Sukhothai
Police United
25
2016 North Macedonia Hristijan Kirovski Prachuap 17
2017 Brazil Jonatan Ferreira Reis Kasetsart 28
2018 Brazil Barros Tardeli Trat 21
2019 Brazil Tiago Chulapa Rayong 19

Prize money[edit]

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

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