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Thailand To Be Part Of Ambitious Plan To Co-Host 2034 FIFA World Cup

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Thailand To Be Part Of Ambitious Plan To Co-Host 2034 FIFA World Cup

Thailand, Indonesia and Vietnam are set to launch a bid to joint host the 2034 FIFA World Cup, according to reports. Speaking at an event held on June 16, Fifa Executive Committee member Tengku Abdullah Sultan Ahmad Shah spoke positively of the possibility of ASEAN nations co hosting the tournament. “The opportunity for us (Asean)…

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Thai League 1 Round-Up And Table

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Thai League 1 Round-Up And Table

The shock waves are still being felt around the country after Buriram’s home defeat by lowly Chainat Hornbill, a deflected second-half strike doing the damage. Bangkok United took full advantage with a 2-1 win at Suphanburi to go top of the table. Muang Thong recovered from going a goal down to rock-bottom Air Force to…

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Buriram Crash To First Home Defeat Of The Season

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Buriram Crash To First Home Defeat Of The Season

Buriram were left to rue missed chances as relegation-threatened Chainat sent them tumbling to an embarrassing defeat. A deflected second-half goal was enough to secure the points as Buriram failed to see-off their lowly opponents. Patino looks a pale shadow of the deadly finisher he was and one has to wonder whether he has fully…

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Buriram Unveil Three More Signings

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Buriram Unveil Three More Signings

Buriram United have strengthened their squad for the second half of the 2018 season with three more players joining Patino. Brazilian forward Oswaldo is 31 years old and has played 264 games , mostly in Brazil, scoring 40 goals. He is 1.68m tall and plays as a striker or forward midfield player. Oswaldo made two…

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Edgar Hits Hat-Trick For Buriram In 4-2 Victory At Pattaya

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Edgar Hits Hat-Trick For Buriram In 4-2 Victory At Pattaya

Picha 63    Jaroensak 90 +5          17,42,58   79 Buriram were looking to bounce back from their Champions League disappointment in Korea when they travelled to Pattaya. Both teams were desperate to win the game as the home side are being sucked into a relegation battle with five teams going down this season. As usual, there was…

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Buriram Bow Out Of AFC Champions League Despite Siwarak Heroics But They Can Hold Their Heads High

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Buriram Bow Out Of AFC Champions League Despite Siwarak Heroics But They Can Hold Their Heads High

Two sensational strikes, one in either half, were enough to send Buriram out of the Champions League. The Korean league leaders won 2-0 to go through 4-3 on aggregate. It was always going to be tough for Buriram after that injury-time strike in the home game. It could have been much worse for the Thai…

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TV Deal Struck For World Cup Opener, Other Games Still To Be Thrashed Out

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TV Deal Struck For World Cup Opener, Other Games Still To Be Thrashed Out

Amarin TV, Channel 5 and True4U will broadcast free live coverage of the opening World Cup game between Russia and Saudi Arabia on June 14 (10pm Thailand time). The deal for the Cup opener is part of an agreement between the government and nine private companies to allow Thais to watch all 64 Russian World…

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Buriram Hold On For Hard-Fought 2-1 Win At Police Tero

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Buriram Hold On For Hard-Fought 2-1 Win At Police Tero

Buriram withstood a torrid second-half fight back by Police Tero to come away with a vital victory. Even when the home side were reduced to ten men, Buriram were unable to take control of the game. It was a different story in the first-half when two Edgar headers saw Buriram in cruise control but the…

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Distressed Srisaket To Seek Fight Postponement

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Distressed Srisaket To Seek Fight Postponement

Two-time WBC super-flyweight champion Srisaket Sor Rungvisai will have to delay his next fight in August he is not in a condition to train following the breakdown of his 14-year romance, according to his promoter. The 31-year-old boxer, who gained recognition around the world with a stunning win over Nicaragua’s Roman Gonzalez in New York…

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Late Goal Spoils Buriram’s Party As Superb Second-Half Performance Stuns Koreans

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Late Goal Spoils Buriram’s Party As Superb Second-Half Performance Stuns Koreans

Buriram’s romance with the Champions League continued with a 3-2 victory over heavily-fancied Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors. It looked like it was going to be even better for the Thai champions when they led 3-1 but a stoppage-time goal for the Koreans gave them a second away goal leaving the advantage with the K League leaders….

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