BEC Tero Sasana F.C.
BEC Tero Sasana Football Club is a Thai professional football club based in Bangkok. The club finished runners-up in the inaugural AFC Champions League competition in 2003, the club was merging with Police United in 2017 season. The team was established in 1992 and it was previously known as Sasana Witthaya School team and was formed by Mr. Worawi Makudi. The first football match this team entered was in Division 3 of the football cup in 1993. In 1994, the played in Division 2 of the football royal cup In 1995, the team played in Division 1 of the football royal cup and in 1996. It was during this year, in 1996, that Mr. Worawi Makudi and Mr. Brian L. Marcar, managing director of BEC-TERO Entertainment Co. Ltd. joined hands, the team was placed in the 12th position among 18 teams in the Thai League. In 1997, Football Club Tero Sasana also played in the Thai League, later in 1998, BEC-World Public Company Limited supported the Football Club Tero Sasana and changed the teams name to Tero Sasana Sasana FC. The team won the place when they played the Thai League. They were also one of the eight teams to enter the final round of the Thai FA Cup. In 1999, the team entered the Thai League and again won the third place, in the same year, they were among the final teams in the Thai FA Cup. The year 2000 was an eventful year for the BEC-Tero Sasana FC. The team won its first championship award by winning the Thai League and it also received the championship award for the Kings Cup. In 2001, BEC-Tero Sasana FC was able to keep its championship and this greatly increased the fan base. The clubs success continued for a few years and culminated with finishing Runner-up in the 2002–03 AFC Champions League, in 2016 after the club was relegation Mr. Brian L. Marcar the club president sold the team to Inspire Entertainment related company to Siamsport the owner of Muangthong United. Mr. Robert Procureur was quit and the player as Peerapat Notchaiya, Tanaboon Kesarat, Chanathip Songkrasin, Tristan Do. In 2017 the club change the name to Police Tero Football Club after the takeover by Police United Group, players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality. Note, Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules, players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality. For details on former players, see Category, BEC Tero Sasana F. C. players, coaches by years Official Website BEC Tero Sasana at Thai Premier League
Thailand, officially the Kingdom of Thailand, formerly known as Siam, is a country at the centre of the Indochinese peninsula in Southeast Asia. With a total area of approximately 513,000 km2, Thailand is the worlds 51st-largest country and it is the 20th-most-populous country in the world, with around 66 million people. The capital and largest city is Bangkok, Thailand is a constitutional monarchy and has switched between parliamentary democracy and military junta for decades, the latest coup being in May 2014 by the National Council for Peace and Order. Its capital and most populous city is Bangkok and its maritime boundaries include Vietnam in the Gulf of Thailand to the southeast, and Indonesia and India on the Andaman Sea to the southwest. The Thai economy is the worlds 20th largest by GDP at PPP and it became a newly industrialised country and a major exporter in the 1990s. Manufacturing, agriculture, and tourism are leading sectors of the economy and it is considered a middle power in the region and around the world. The country has always been called Mueang Thai by its citizens, by outsiders prior to 1949, it was usually known by the exonym Siam. The word Siam has been identified with the Sanskrit Śyāma, the names Shan and A-hom seem to be variants of the same word. The word Śyâma is possibly not its origin, but a learned, another theory is the name derives from Chinese, Ayutthaya emerged as a dominant centre in the late fourteenth century. The Chinese called this region Xian, which the Portuguese converted into Siam, the signature of King Mongkut reads SPPM Mongkut King of the Siamese, giving the name Siam official status until 24 June 1939 when it was changed to Thailand. Thailand was renamed Siam from 1945 to 11 May 1949, after which it reverted to Thailand. According to George Cœdès, the word Thai means free man in the Thai language, ratcha Anachak Thai means kingdom of Thailand or kingdom of Thai. Etymologically, its components are, ratcha, -ana- -chak, the Thai National Anthem, written by Luang Saranupraphan during the extremely patriotic 1930s, refers to the Thai nation as, prathet Thai. The first line of the anthem is, prathet thai ruam lueat nuea chat chuea thai, Thailand is the unity of Thai flesh. There is evidence of habitation in Thailand that has been dated at 40,000 years before the present. Similar to other regions in Southeast Asia, Thailand was heavily influenced by the culture and religions of India, Thailand in its earliest days was under the rule of the Khmer Empire, which had strong Hindu roots, and the influence among Thais remains even today. Voretzsch believes that Buddhism must have been flowing into Siam from India in the time of the Indian Emperor Ashoka of the Maurya Empire, later Thailand was influenced by the south Indian Pallava dynasty and north Indian Gupta Empire. The Menam Basin was originally populated by the Mons, and the location of Dvaravati in the 7th century, the History of the Yuan mentions an embassy from the kingdom of Sukhothai in 1282
72nd Anniversary Stadium (Min Buri)
Chalerm Phrakiat 72nd Anniversary Min Buri Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Min Buri, Bangkok, Thailand. It is used mostly for football matches and is the stadium of Thai Honda Ladkrabang in Thai League T1. The stadium holds 10,000 people and consists of two large stands on each side of the pitch. There is no accommodation at either end, only one of the stands has a cover, a cantilever roof that resembles a giant spoiler from a Formula One car. This stand has red seats fitted to the area underneath the roof, the rest of the stadium is unseated
Thai League 1
The Thai League, commonly known as the T1, is a Thai professional league for Football Association of Thailand clubs. At the top of the Thai football league system, it is the premier football competition. Contested by 18 clubs, it operates on a system of promotion and relegation with Thai League T2, the Thai League is a corporation in which the 18 member clubs act as shareholders. Seasons run from March to October, with teams playing 34 games each with a total of 306 games in the season and it is sponsored by Toyota and therefore officially known as the Toyota Thai League. In the Thai League, most of the games are played during Saturdays and Sundays, before the inception of the Thai League, the highest level of club football was the Kor Royal Cup which was contested in a tournament format from 1916 to 1995. Thai League was introduced in 1996 by the Football Association of Thailand under the name Thailand Soccer League, eighteen clubs who earlier competed for the Kor Royal Cup were registered to play in the first edition of a double round-robin league system. Thai Farmers Bank was crowned as the first champion of the 1996–97 Thailand Soccer League, the Thai League originally had 10 to 12 clubs each season until 2007, when it was expanded to 16 clubs. At the end of season, the three bottom placed clubs are relegated to the Thai Division 1 League. Most of Thai League clubs in that time were the organization of government authorities club that based in Greater Bangkok, meanwhile, the other local clubs had competed in the semi-pro league called the Provincial League. Thai Premier League faced the issue of low attendance and lack of local loyalties while the Provincial league suffered the financial issue, in 2007, Thai League was integrated with Provincial League completely. Chonburi from the Provincial League was the first champion of the new Thailand Premier League in 2007 season, in 2009 season, there were significant changes in the lead to the new era of the Thai Premier League. Asian Football Confederation declared the regulations for the associations that have the intention to send the clubs to compete in AFC Champions League starting from 2011, clubs were forced to separate themselves from the parent organizations and registered as the independent football authorities. The massive changes occurred in that season, Thailand Premier League renamed to Thai Premier League. Two times league champion Krung Thai Bank failed to complete the new regulations, the organization decided to sell the club. The club was acquired by Boon Rawd and rebranded to be Bangkok Glass, Bangkok University had expelled their football club section. The club rebrand itself to Bangkok United since then, the organization-based clubs had to relocate to find the local supporters to backup the clubs. Muangthong United were promoted from Thai Division 1 League in that season and won Thai Premier League in their first year in the top league, Thailand Clasico or The Classic Match of Thailand is the matchup between Muangthong United and Chonburi. It is the matchup that presents Thai football in the modern era, the name was given to the encounter of two teams due to the hype and massive atmosphere around the match