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2012 Thai Premier League

Thai Premier League
Season 2012
Champions SCG Muangthong United
Relegated ThaiPort
BBCU
TTM Chiangmai
Champions League SCG Muangthong United
Buriram United
Matches played 306
Goals scored 825 (2.7 per match)
Top goalscorer Cleiton Silva
Teerasil Dangda
(24 goals)
Biggest home win BEC Tero Sasana 7–1 TTM Chiangmai
Biggest away win BBCU 1–8 SCG Muangthong United
Highest scoring Buriram United 7–2 Chainat
(11 August 2012)
BBCU 1–8 SCG Muangthong United
Highest attendance 30,102
Wuachon United vs SCG Muangthong United
Lowest attendance 0
Genufood Samut Songkhram vs Army United
Average attendance 4,823
2011
2013

2012 Thai Premier League (known as Sponsor Thai Premier League for sponsorship reasons) is the 16th season of the Thai Premier League since its establishment in 1996. A total of 18 teams are competing in the league.

Contents

  • Teams 1
    • Stadia and locations 1.1
    • Name changes 1.2
    • Stadium Changes 1.3
    • Thai Premier League All-Star Exhibition game 1.4
  • Personnel and sponsoring 2
  • Managerial changes 3
    • Foreign players 3.1
  • League table 4
  • Results 5
  • Season statistics 6
    • Top scorers 6.1
    • Hat-tricks 6.2
  • Attendances 7
  • Awards 8
    • Annual awards 8.1
      • Player of the Year 8.1.1
      • Youth Player of the Year 8.1.2
      • Coach of the Year 8.1.3
  • Champions 9
  • References 10

Teams

Khonkaen, Siam Navy and Sriracha were relegated to the 2012 Thai Division 1 League after finishing the 2011 season in the bottom three places.

2011 Thai Division 1 League champions Buriram, runners-up Chainat and third place BBCU were promoted to the Thai Premier League. Buriram were to merge with Buriram PEA at the end of the 2011 campaign to become Buriram United allowing Wuachon United to take their place in the top flight for the first time.[1][2]

Stadia and locations

Team Location Stadium Capacity
Army United Bangkok Thai Army Sports Stadium 25,000
Bangkok Glass Pathumthani Leo Stadium 10,000
BEC Tero Sasana Bangkok Thephasadin Stadium 6,378
Buriram United Buriram New I-Mobile Stadium 24,000
BBCU Bangkok Rajamangala Stadium 65,000
Chainat Chainat Chainat Stadium 5,574
Chiangrai United Chiangrai United Stadium of Chiangrai 12,000
Chonburi Chonburi Chonburi Stadium 8,600
Esan United Ubon Ratchathani Tung Burapha Stadium 7,500
Muangthong United Nonthaburi SCG Stadium 17,000
Osotspa Saraburi Saraburi Saraburi Stadium 5,000
Pattaya United Chonburi Nongprue Municipality Football Field 8,000
Police United Pathumthani Thammasat Stadium 25,000
Samut Songkhram Samut Songkhram Samut Songkhram Stadium 6,000
Thai Port Bangkok PAT Stadium 12,308
TOT Bangkok TOT Stadium Chaeng Watthana 5,000
TTM Chiangmai Chiang Mai 700th Anniversary Stadium 25,000
Wuachon United Songkhla Tinasulanon Stadium 35,000

Name changes

  • Thai Port were renamed to Port FC for the start of the season and then renamed back to Thai Port one week later.
  • Buriram PEA and Buriram merged to become Buriram United
  • Sisaket were renamed to Esan United for the start of the season.
  • TTM Phichit were renamed to TTM Chiangmai for the start of the season.
  • Buriram were renamed to Wuachon United for the start of the season.

Stadium Changes

  • Muangthong United's stadium would be known as SCG Stadium due to sponsorship reasons. The stadium was previously known as the Yamaha Stadium, again because of sponsorship reasons. The stadium was originally known as the Thunderdome Stadium.
  • BBCU moved in the Rajamangala Stadium, vacating the Thai Army Sports Stadium that was shared with Army United. However BBCU did use Muangthong United's SCG Stadium for the match with Chiangrai United due to the Rajamangala Stadium being unavailable
  • TTM Chiangmai moved from the Phichit Stadium to the 700th Anniversary Stadium .
  • Esan United moved into the Tung Burapha Stadium after relocating into Ubon Ratchathani province.
  • Wuachon United moved from the I-Mobile Stadium to the Tinasulanon Stadium .
  • Police United used the IPE Stadium in Chonburi until the Thammasat Stadium was ready following floods that also made them use alternative stadiums in the 2011 campaign. A few games were also stage at the Army Stadium in Bangkok.
  • BEC Tero Sasana hosted Osotspa at the Rajamangala Stadium due to the Thephasadin Stadium being unavailable.

Thai Premier League All-Star Exhibition game

Personnel and sponsoring

Team Sponsor Kit maker Team captain Head coach
Army United Chang Pan Sing-Ha, TatreeTatree Sing-Ha Paniphon Kerdyam
Bangkok Glass Leo Beer Umbro Kaewkiew, AmnartAmnart Kaewkiew Phil Stubbins
BEC Tero Sasana Channel 3 FBT Viwatchaichok, RangsanRangsan Viwatchaichok Sven-Göran Eriksson
Buriram United Chang - Puttan, ApichetApichet Puttan Buspakom, AttapholAttaphol Buspakom
BBCU 3 Board Band - Yaito, JakapongJakapong Yaito Rungruang, AdulAdul Rungruang
Chainat - Kappa Vachiraban, NarongchaiNarongchai Vachiraban Jaturapattarapong, SurachaiSurachai Jaturapattarapong
Chiangrai United Leo Beer DEFFO Po-on, TeerasakTeerasak Po-on Stefano Cugurra
Chonburi Chang Nike On-Mo, PipobPipob On-Mo Laohakul, WithayaWithaya Laohakul
Esan United Muang Thai Life Assurance FBT Tathong, WuttichaiWuttichai Tathong Khunnaen, PhayongPhayong Khunnaen
Muangthong United Siam Cement Group (SCG) and Yamaha Grand Sport Thonglao, DatsakornDatsakorn Thonglao Jokanović, SlavišaSlaviša Jokanović
Osotspa Saraburi M-150 Grand Sport Puanakunmee, JetsadaJetsada Puanakunmee Borwonwatanadilok, PairojPairoj Borwonwatanadilok
Pattaya United True Grand Sport Niweat Siriwong Sa-Ngapol, ChalermwootChalermwoot Sa-Ngapol
Police United INSEE Cement Kela Sareepim, SurachartSurachart Sareepim Damrong-Ongtrakul, ThawatchaiThawatchai Damrong-Ongtrakul
Samut Songkhram Genufood Kool Sport Wattana, ChaiwutChaiwut Wattana Chuayboonchum, SomchaiSomchai Chuayboonchum
Thai Port FB Battery FBT Nonsiri, ItthipolItthipol Nonsiri Wichanarong, WorakornWorakorn Wichanarong
TOT TOT - Kawamura, TakahiroTakahiro Kawamura Subpherm, SomchaiSomchai Subpherm
TTM Chiangmai Thailand Tobacco Monopoly Mawin Mahawong, WatcharaWatchara Mahawong Suwan-nachot, NarongNarong Suwan-nachot
Wuachon United TPIPL FBT Madsiri, ChaiyaratChaiyarat Madsiri Meelarp, JadetJadet Meelarp

Managerial changes

Team Outgoing manager Manner of departure Incoming manager
Muangthong United Robbie Fowler Neutral termination Slaviša Jokanović
TTM Chiangmai Somchai Chuayboonchum Sacked Narong Suwan-nachot
Esan United Royter Moreira Resigned Phayong Khunnaen
Thai Port Thongchai Sukkokee Resigned Piyakul Kaewnamkang
Thai Port Piyakul Kaewnamkang Resigned Adul Leukijna
Thai Port Adul Leukijna Caretaker role ended Worakorn Wichanarong
BBCU Kiatisuk Senamuang Resigned Adul Rungruang
Samut Songkhram Vorawan Chitavanich Resigned Somchai Chuayboonchum
BEC Tero Sasana Andrew Ord Sacked Sven-Göran Eriksson
Army United Amnart Chalerm-chawalit Sacked Paniphon Kerdyam
Bangkok Glass Surachai Jaturapattarapong Resigned Phil Stubbins
Chainat Issara Sritharo Resigned Surachai Jaturapattarapong

Foreign players

Club Player 1 Player 2 Player 3 Player 4 Player 5 Player 6 Asian Player
Army United Daniel Blanco Fabinho Alessandro Alves Tony Pinho Björn Lindemann Danny Invincibile
Bangkok Glass Rafael Valery Hiek Flavien Michelini Giorgi Samuel Ajayi George Ekeh Hironori Saruta
BEC Tero Sasana Kharroubi Cleiton Gilbert Koomson Arzu José Franco Yusuke Kato Jovanovic
Buriram United Acheampong Ekwalla Herman Florent Obama Frank Ohandza Đorđije Ćetković Marko Ćetković Honda
BBCU Jean Marc Moussa Sylla N'Guatta Aikhionbare Juninho Kim Young-Kwang Cho Kwang-Hoon
Chainat Clarence Bitang Moise Vukadinović José Galán Jagdeosingh Michael Byrne Lee Dong-Won
Chiangrai United Antonio Claudio Assumpção Uilian Souza Gilcimar Pereira Emerson Cesario Victor Igbonefo Greg Nwokolo
Chonburi Anderson Thiago Cunha Doumeng Diakité Thomas Dossevi Jeon Kwang-Jin Kazuto Kushida
Esan United Chayene Santos Victor Amaro Munze Ulrich Kouadio Pascal Guy Hubert Mark Burchill Kim Tae-Young
Muangthong United Edivaldo Paulo Rangel Dagno Siaka Mohamed Koné Mario Gjurovski Adnan Barakat Ri Kwang-Chon
Osotspa Saraburi Dudu Anthony Moura Lazarus Kaimbi Tangeni Shipahu Michael Zuke Katano Yamamoto
Pattaya United Ludovick Takam Athanase O. J. Obatola Rod Dyachenko Marián Juhás Kim Do-Yeon Keisuke Ogawa
Police United Leandro Daniel Côrtes Daniel Melo Yannick Ossok Amara Jerry Park Jae-hong Lee Han-Gook
Samut Songkhram David Bayiha Ngenevu Divine Christian Nade Bireme Diouf Zezinando Lucas Daniel Park Jae-Hyun
Thai Port Mário César Alex da Costa Steven Robb Olof Watson Woo Hyun Kim Ba-We Ri Myong-Jun
TOT Amaury Nunes Diego Walsh Bas Savage Fofana Abib Paunović Kawamura Lee Jun-Ki
TTM Chiangmai Leonardo Da Silva Diomande Adama Jan Hrbek Jung Ho-Jin Kim Joo-Yong Won Yoo Hyun
Wuachon United Aron da Silva Jules Baga Kwadwo Boabah Koné Seydou Mario Neto Rakočević Daiki Higuchi

League table

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Muangthong United (C) 34 25 9 0 78 31 +47 84 2013 AFC Champions League Group stage
2 Chonburi 34 21 7 6 65 33 +32 70
3 BEC Tero Sasana 34 16 9 9 53 43 +10 57
4 Buriram United 34 14 12 8 60 40 +20 54 2013 AFC Champions League Qualifying play-off 1
5 Osotspa Saraburi 34 16 4 14 55 48 +7 52
6 Esan United 34 11 14 9 41 42 −1 47
7 Samut Songkhram 34 12 10 12 37 39 −2 46
8 Bangkok Glass 34 10 15 9 53 39 +14 45
9 Chiangrai United 34 11 11 12 40 47 −7 44
10 Army United 34 10 13 11 34 38 −4 43
11 Police United 34 10 12 12 37 38 −1 42
12 TOT 34 10 12 12 43 46 −3 42
13 Wuachon United 34 9 14 11 46 54 −8 41
14 Chainat 34 9 12 13 59 72 −13 39
15 Pattaya United 34 9 10 15 35 47 −12 37
16 Thai Port (R) 34 8 9 17 32 48 −16 33 Relegation to the 2013 Yamaha League-1
17 BBCU (R) 34 4 13 17 32 63 −31 25
18 TTM Chiangmai (R) 34 2 12 20 25 57 −32 18

Updated to games played on 28 October, 2012.
Source: Thai Premier League
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored
1Buriram United qualified for the 2013 AFC Champions League as winners of the 2012 Thai FA Cup.
(C)=Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (E) = Eliminated; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round.
Only applicable when the season is not finished:
(Q)=Qualified to the phase of tournament indicated; (TQ) = Qualified to tournament, but not yet to the particular phase indicated; (RQ) = Qualified to the relegation tournament indicated; (DQ) = Disqualified from tournament.

Rules for classification, when season was finished : 1st points; 2nd head-to-head (only match result, not used aggregate); 3rd match win; 4th goal difference; 5th goals scored

Results

Home \ Away[1] ARM BKG BEC BRU BBC CHA CRU CHO ESU MTU OSO PAT POL SAS THP TOT TTM WUA
Army United 0–0 1–3 3–3 1–1 1–1 1–0 1–0 1–0 1–2 1–3 2–0 1–1 1–0 1–0 2–1 2–2 1–3
Bangkok Glass 0–0 1–1 1–2 5–2 5–3 4–1 0–0 0–0 1–2 1–0 1–1 2–0 4–1 4–0 0–0 2–2 2–0
BEC Tero Sasana 0–0 3–0 0–0 1–1 4–2 3–2 1–2 0–1 2–2 0–4 3–1 2–2 1–0 0–2 2–1 7–1 2–1
Buriram United 1–1 3–2 0–1 3–0 7–2 3–1 3–4 2–2 1–1 4–2 1–1 2–2 0–0 1–0 2–1 1–0 0–0
BBCU 1–1 0–0 2–2 1–4 0–1 1–2 0–0 1–0 1–8 0–0 0–2 1–1 2–2 1–3 3–2 1–1 1–1
Chainat 1–0 2–2 2–1 0–3 1–3 1–2 0–3 1–1 4–4 2–2 4–2 1–3 1–1 2–0 2–2 0–1 1–1
Chiangrai United 0–1 1–0 0–1 2–1 2–0 1–1 0–0 2–1 1–1 4–3 2–1 1–0 1–0 1–1 0–1 3–2 1–1
Chonburi 3–1 1–1 3–0 4–2 4–1 4–3 2–1 5–1 2–2 3–1 2–1 1–0 1–2 4–0 2–0 0–0 1–0
Esan United 1–1 1–0 4–0 1–1 1–0 3–3 3–3 2–1 1–1 2–1 0–1 1–1 2–1 2–1 1–1 2–1 1–2
Muangthong United 2–1 2–2 2–1 1–1 2–0 1–0 2–0 2–0 3–0 2–1 3–2 3–1 1–0 5–1 2–1 3–0 2–0
Osotspa Saraburi 1–0 1–3 2–3 2–1 1–0 2–1 4–1 3–1 2–1 1–2 4–2 2–0 0–1 1–0 2–1 4–3 1–2
Pattaya United 2–1 0–0 1–0 1–0 2–0 0–2 2–2 0–2 2–2 0–1 0–0 1–1 0–0 1–0 1–3 2–2 1–0
Police United 0–1 3–1 0–2 0–0 1–1 4–2 1–1 1–2 0–1 1–2 1–0 1–0 1–1 1–0 1–1 0–0 2–0
Samut Songkhram 1–0 3–2 1–1 0–3 1–0 2–3 0–0 1–0 0–0 1–2 1–0 2–0 1–0 1–2 4–0 0–0 4–4
Thai Port 1–1 0–0 0–2 2–1 3–2 2–2 2–0 1–2 0–1 1–2 0–0 2–4 0–1 1–2 0–0 1–0 0–0
TOT 0–2 3–2 1–1 0–1 3–2 1–1 1–0 1–1 3–1 1–1 1–3 3–1 1–2 3–0 1–1 1–0 3–3
TTM Chiangmai 2–2 0–0 0–1 0–2 0–1 2–3 0–0 0–1 0–0 0–3 1–2 1–0 0–2 0–1 2–5 0–1 2–2
Wuachon United 2–0 1–5 1–2 2–1 2–2 2–4 2–2 1–4 1–1 1–4 3–0 0–0 3–2 3–2 0–0 0–0 2–0
Updated to games played on 28 October 2012.
Source: Thai Premier League
^ The home team is listed in the left-hand column.
Colours: Purple = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.
For coming matches, an a indicates there is an article about the match.

Season statistics

Top scorers

Rank Player Club Goals
1 Cleiton Silva BEC Tero Sasana 24
Teerasil Dangda Muangthong United
3 Tana Chanabut Police United 15
4 Mario Ǵurovski Muangthong United 14
Pipob On-Mo Chonburi
6 Phuwadol Suwannachart Chainat 13
7 Frank Acheampong Buriram United 12
Ludovick Takam Pattaya United
9 Samuel Ajayi Bangkok Glass 11
Bireme Diouf Samut Songkhram

Hat-tricks

Player Nationality For Against Result[a] Date
Thomas Dossevi  Togo Chonburi Esan United 5-1 7 April 2012
Dudu  Brazil Osotspa Saraburi Army United 3-1 8 April 2012
Cleiton Silva  Brazil BEC Tero Sasana Bangkok Glass 3-0 12 May 2012
Choklap Nilsang  Thailand Chiangrai United Osotspa Saraburi 4-3 26 May 2012
Pipob On-Mo  Thailand Chonburi Buriram United 4-3 24 June 2012
Ekkachai Sumrei  Thailand Buriram United Chainat 7-2 11 August 2012
Cleiton Silva  Brazil BEC Tero Sasana Chainat 4-2 8 September 2012
Amorn Thammanarm  Thailand BEC Tero Sasana TTM Chiangmai 7-1 10 October 2012
Teerasil Dangda4  Thailand Muangthong United BBCU 8-1 17 October 2012
Kendall Jagdeosingh  Trinidad and Tobago Chainat Wuachon United 4-2 21 October 2012
  • 4 Player scored 4 goals

Attendances

Pos Team Total High Low Average Change
1 Buriram United 260,415 23,033 9,763 15,319 0.02072228144989+2.0%
2 Muangthong United 228,256 21,155 8,811 13,427 0.24995345373301+24.9%
3 Chiangrai United 136,578 13,773 2,405 8,034 1.15273311897106+115.2%
4 Bangkok Glass 121,003 10,754 4,517 7,118 0.24658493870402+24.6%
5 Wuachon United 115,980 30,102 2,617 6,822 -0.90453460620525−9.5%
6 Chonburi 101,036 8,565 3,975 5,943 0.09447513812154+9.4%
7 BEC Tero Sasana 61,929 6,124 1,053 3,643 0.31043165467625+31.0%
8 Esan United 58,843 6,871 1,748 3,461 -0.47909745293466−52.0%
9 Police United 58,774 10,890 1,023 3,457 -0.95050866098432−4.9%
10 Chainat 57,089 6,680 1,376 3,358 -0.9266004415011−7.3%
11 Army United 55,512 5,927 1,712 3,265 -0.58512544802867−41.4%
12 Osotspa Saraburi 47,483 4,943 1,450 2,793 -0.76374077112387−23.6%
13 Thai Port 38,424 2,991 500 2,260 -0.81824764663287−18.1%
14 Pattaya United 35,667 4,500 1,226 2,098 0.15656008820286+15.6%
15 Samut Songkhram 32,490 3,632 0 1,911 -0.66469565217391−33.5%
16 TTM Chiangmai 25,772 5,854 293 1,516 -0.67739052725647−32.2%
17 TOT 24,551 3,606 549 1,444 0.05247813411078+5.2%
18 BBCU 15,967 2,673 235 939 0.17521902377972+17.5%
League total 1,475,769 30,102 0 4,823 +5.6%

Updated to games played on Oct 15, 2012
Source: Thai Premier League

Awards

Annual awards

Player of the Year

The Player of the Year was awarded to Teerasil Dangda.

Youth Player of the Year

The Youth Player of the Year was awarded to Chanathip Songkrasin.

Coach of the Year

The Coach of the Year was awarded to Slaviša Jokanović.

Champions

Champions
Muangthong United
3rd Title

References

  1. ^ "Relegation looms on unlucky last day". Bangkok Post (Bangkok Post). 28 January 2012. Retrieved January 2012. 
  2. ^ http://www.thaileaguedb.com/eng/leagues/view/16/Thai-Premiere-League THAI PREMIERE LEAGUE 2012
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