วันพุธที่ 24 มีนาคม พ.ศ. 2553

Muangthong United 3 – 1 V.B. Sports

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Muangthong United 31 V.B. Sports
Updated: 24 March 2010

AFC Cup 2010, Group Stage – Group G
Kick off: 6.30PM, 23 March 2010
Venue : Yamaha Thunderdome Stadium, Nonthaburi

Thai Champions, Muangthong United with 10-man left, secured vital 3 points. After a victory over unbeaten V.B. Sports from Maldives 3-1 at Yamaha Thunderdome Stadium last night.

The Twin Qilins play their first home game at Yamaha Thunderdome this season, facing the strong opponents from Maldives, who won all 2 games in group stage and stayed top of the table.

Muangthong United have a chance to lead in 30th minute, but Mohamed Kone’s spot kick was saved by Keeper Mohamed Imran. Anyway, after that 6 minutes, Soumahoro Yaya finally scores 1-0, a left-foot shot into far corner.

Muangthong should lead further, but V.B.’s keeper Imran does very good job. 1 minute before the break, the score become leveled. Striker Ali Ashfaq shoot pass Kawin, after a poor pass back from Muangthong right back, Pakasit. Gives half time score 1-1.

In second half, Muangthong still dominate in overall. Having several chances from Yaya, Kone, Datsakorn and Jakkraphan, but haven’t success. The situation become worse after the centerback Natapon Phanrit was sent off in 68th minute.

Even with down to 10 men, Muangthong are still in better position and finally score 2 goals in 3 minutes. By Mohamed Kone in 83rd and penalty kick from Teeratep Winothai in 85th minute. The match ends after 4 minutes of injury time and 3-1 is final score.

Starting line up
Muangthong United (4-4-2) : Kawin T, Pakasit S, Paitoon N, Natapon P, Jetsada J, , S Moussa, Pichitpong C, Datsakorn T, S Yaya, Teeratep W, M Kone

V.B. Sports (4-4-2) : M Imran, M Umair, A Akram, A Said, A Firaz Moosa, M Shaffaz, S Hussain, A Tarik, A Ashad, A Ashfaq, A Umar

วันอาทิตย์ที่ 21 มีนาคม พ.ศ. 2553

Chonburi FC 3 – 0 Royal Thai Army FC

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Chonburi FC 30 Royal Thai Army FC
Updated: 22 March 2010

Thai Premier League 2010, 1st leg
Kick off: 6.00PM, 21 March 2010
Venue : IPE Chonburi Stadium, Chonburi

Chonburi FC secured 3 points in their new home ground and stayed top of Thai Premier League 2010, opening season. “The Sharks” defeated the new face, Royal Thai Army 3-0.

Ekaphan Inthasen scores from 6-yard header in 14th miniute, gives last season’s runner up lead 1-0 at half time.

Chonburi lead by 2-0 when Arthit Sunthornpit shoots inside penalty area in 58th minute. Before the veteran midfielder Therdsak Chaiman adds another goal in 87th minute, gives the final score 3-0.

Starting line up
Chonburi FC (4-4-1-1) : Sinthaweechai H, Suree S, Natthaphong S, Chonlatit C, Suttinan P, Ekaphan I, Therdsak C, Phuritad J, Arthit S, M Byrne, Pipop O

Royal Thai Army FC (4-4-2) : Suriya A, Wanchana R, Chaiwat N, Jakkrit R, Dawut D, Somporn T, Weerapong M, Anuwat N, Jakkrapong S, Tatree S, Rewat M

วันเสาร์ที่ 20 มีนาคม พ.ศ. 2553

Sisaket FC 1 – 2 Muangthong United

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Sisaket FC 12 Muangthong United
Updated: 20 March 2010

Thai Premier League 2010, 1st leg
Kick off: 4.30PM, 20 March 2010
Venue : Sri nakhon lamduan Stadium, Sisaket

The very first match for TPL season 2010. A clash between Sisaket FC versus Muangthong United, TPL 2009 champions. Sisaket FC are new face in TPL after finished 3rd place in Division1. “The dangerous Koupreys” never lost in home game last season.

But in 35th minute, It’s Christian Kouakou, Young Ivorian striker who scores a season opener. 1-0 for Muangthong United. Just few minutes later, it should be 2-0 for Champions, but the linesman refused Soumahoro Yaya‘s goal. Half time score Sisaket FC 0-1 Muangthong United.

Only 22 seconds after the break, Soumahoro Yaya finally scores. A classic lob over keeper then easily tap into an empty net. But in 65th minute, striker - Piyawat Thongman scores a superb goal for Koupreys, it’s Sisaket 1-2 Muangthong now. The crowds become lively again.
The Koupreys were playing better, creating more chance but cannot convert into a goal. Final score Sisaket FC 1-2 Muangthong United.

Starting line up
Sisaket FC (5-3-2) : Pusit P, Sirisak S, Gilson D, Divine N, Nakarin F, Jakkapan P, A Moussa, Victor A, Thawa S, Piyawat T, Pratya H

Muangthong United (4-3-3) : Kawin T, Pakasit S, Piyachart T, Natapon P, Panupong W, Pichitpong C, Datsakorn T, D Siaka, Christian K, S Yaya, M Kone

วันอังคารที่ 9 มีนาคม พ.ศ. 2553

Muangthong United – Opening 2010 season

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Muangthong United – Opening 2010 season
Updated: 9 March 2010

“The Twin Qilins” Muangthong United, 2009 Thai Premier League Champions held the press & fans conference at Siam Discovery center yesterday (Mar 8th) afternoon.

In the event which held at the prime & famous shopping area. Team executives announced their major goals for coming season, defending TPL champions as well as aiming in AFC Cup trophy. By upgrading team, not only signing new coach René Desaeyere from Belgium, but also a parade of new stars. Leading by Skillful playmaker Nobuyuki Zaizen from J-League’s Montedio Yamagata, dangerous striker Kone Mohamed from Chonburi FC and German star Berkant Göktan from TSV 1860 München

Muangthong United have made fantastic record. Winning 3 leagues in consecutive 3 years (Division 2 – 2007, Division 1 – 2008 and TPL – 2009)

This season, the home kits for MTU are in Red jerseys, same as previous season. Away kits are White, while 3rd kits are Black. All under Adidas brand.

In the event, the team also announced their sponsors for this season. Yamaha who will support 100 million baht within next 3 seasons follows by I-mobile and Coca-Cola.

วันพฤหัสบดีที่ 4 มีนาคม พ.ศ. 2553

BEC Tero Sasana launch new 2010 kits

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BEC Tero Sasana launch new 2010 kits
Updated: 5 March 2010

“The Fire Dragons” BEC Tero Sasana FC officially launch their new kits for the coming 2010 season. The press conference held at Maleenont tower yesterday (Mar 4th)

There are 3 collections of 2010 kits, TPL kits, Cup kits (will use in FA Cup and other tournaments) and Training kits. All under Nike brand.

In the event, the team also announced their new sponsors for this season. 3K Battery and Nitto tires

วันอังคารที่ 2 มีนาคม พ.ศ. 2553

Thai Football STARS: Teerathep Winothai

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Teerathep Winothai
Updated: 2 March 2010

Full name: Teerathep Winothai
DOB: Feb 16, 1985 (age 25)
Place of birth: Bangkok, Thailand
Position: Striker, Attacking midfielder, Right winger
Current club: Muangthong United (on loan from K.Lierse S.K.)

Strength: Pace, Intentness
Weakness: Temper, Consistency
Thaifootballshop definition: Explosive attacker

Start playing football since he was nine. Spent time in England with youth team of Crystal Palace and Everton. Then returned to Thailand, joined BEC Tero Sasana in 2006. He became a crucial part of the team, scoring 22 goals in 2 seasons.

In season 2008-2009, he was trying his luck in European Football, join Belgian Division 2 side K.Lierse S.K. Unfortunately, he was not given much opportunities at K.Lierse. He scored once from only 6 times of appearances. After 6 months in Belgium, he decided to return Thailand again to boost up his confidence, signed 18 month loan contract with Muangthong United. And finally becoming one of Muangthong United’s Thai Premier League Champion 2009-2010 squad.

Teerathep capped for Thailand 37 times, scored 14 goals.

วันจันทร์ที่ 1 มีนาคม พ.ศ. 2553

Thailand to pass Giants for Asian cup tickets

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Thailand to pass Giants for Asian cup tickets
Updated: 2 March 2010

Thailand national team arriving Iran, their opponents in AFC Asian cup 2011 qualifier. The host, Iran already qualified as group E’s champion, but left 3 candidates fighting for only 1 place to join the final round in Qatar next year.

Thailand victory over Iran will secure a ticket to the finals. A draw will also set Thailand through, if Jordan and Singapore end in a draw. Both matches will play in the same time on March 3rd night. Mr.Abdullah Dor Mohammad Balideh from Qatar will be a match referee for Iran v Thailand match.

Iran will not get Thailand easily pass, all key players were called up for this match. Javad Nekounam and Masoud Shojaei from Spainish liga’s Osasuna also picked, Andranik Teymourian from Fulham including veteran midfielder Ali Karimi who formerly played for German Bundesliga’s Bayern Munich are also in the squad.

Thailand still missed no.10 striker Teerasil Dangda due to a knee injury. Bryan Robson, Thai head coach can only depend on Teerathep Winothai to create scoring chances.

Iran Squad:
Mehdi Rahmati, Ebrahim Mirzapour, Sousha Makani
DF: Jalal Hosseini, Hadi Aghili, Mohammed Nosrat, Farshid Talebi, Hanif Omranzadeh, Khosro Heydari, Ehsan Hajsafi, Alireza Mohammad, Amir-Hossein Feshangchi
MF: Javad Nekounam, Andranik Teymourian, Pejman Nouri, Farzad Ashoubi, Ali Karimi, Iman Mobali, Milad Zanidpour, Mehrzad Madanchi
ST: Masoud Shojaei, Mohammad-Reza Khalatbar, Karim Ansarifard, Golamreza Rezaei, Milad Meydavoudi

Thailand Squad:
Sinthaweechai Hathairattanakool, Kawin Thamsatchanan
DF: Suree Sukha, Natthaphong Samana, Nataporn Phanrit, Panupong Wongsa, Chonlatit Jantakam , Suttinun Phukhom
MF: Rangsan Vivatchaichok, Datsakorn Thonglao, Suchao Nutnum, Sutee Suksomkit, Therdsak Chaiman, Narongchai Vachiraban, Surat Sukha, Phichitphong Cheuichieu, Wichaya Dechmitr
ST: Teerathep Winothai, Pipat Thonkanya ,Kirati Kaewsombut, Chatree Chimtalay