Thai professional police tero club based in Muang Thong Thani, Nonthaburi Province. Muangthong United is one of the richest football clubs in Thailand.
The club is widely known as The Kirins or The Twin Qilins. The club was founded in 1989. The first name registered with Football Association of Thailand was “Norgjorg Pittayanusorn Football Club”. The club was founded by Worawi Makudi, the club race from Ngor Royal Cup which is the smallest cup.
The club was promoted to play in the Thai Premier League in 2009, after it won the title for the Division one. In the 2009 season, the club had many new and notable players in the country. Despite a successful start to the season, they pledged in April 2009 with Attaphol Buspakom a new coach. For the summer break, the association is, as expected by all experts, among the top five of the table and plays for the championship. One factor contributing to the club’s success is its close relationship with Belgian club Lierse, and the acquisition of Thai star player Teeratep Winothai and Ronnachai Rangsiyo, the striker from PEA FC. In 2010, Attaphol Buspakom was sacked following a string of unsuccessful results, and was replaced by Belgian René Desaeyere, who managed Muangthong for two seasons. Under his leadership, Muangthong qualified for the 2010 AFC Champions League.
At the start of the season Muangthong United signed former Liverpool player Robbie Fowler to a one-year contract. After Fowler’s contract expired, Muangthong United signed a contract with Serbia coach Slaviša Jokanović. In this season, the club did not play in the AFC Champions League or AFC Cup. Muangthong United play their home games in the SCG Stadium, originally designed for about 5,000 spectators. The stadium , unlike most stadiums in Thailand, has no running track. Due to the success of the club and the increasing number of spectators, the stadium was built with steel tube stands with 15,000 seats during the 2008 season. The club managed to develop a very large fan base in a short time.
At away games, the fans are represented very numerous mot. Games against Chonburi and Bangkok Glass are among the highlights of the season. This 2009 new attendance records for the league could be set up in the season. The environment of the organization is considered to be extremely professional. The newcomer to the Thai Premier League is the previous top Chonburi in terms of marketing and merchandise while in nothing and is even there to overtake him. The owner of the club, the Siam Sports Syndicate, this is one of the largest media companies in the sport of Thailand.
Muangthong United has rivalries with Buriram United, Port, Chonburi, against whom they contest the Thailand Clasico, and TOT SC, against whom they contest the Chaeng Watthana derby. The rivalry with Port is rooted in Kor Royal Cup stampede when Port was forfeited due to crowd riots in 2009. In 2014 Muangthong United fans and Port fans were riot with armed rebellion at Udon Ratthaya Expressway in Pak Kret Expressway area so that police and military were come out to fix the problem . SCG Stadium is a football stadium located in Nonthaburi, Thailand, and is the home of Thai League 1’s side, Muangthong United. Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.
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