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Buriram Caught Out In Slack Opening And Face A Huge Task To Qualify For Knock-Out Stage Of Champions League

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Buriram Caught Out In Slack Opening And Face A Huge Task To Qualify For Knock-Out Stage Of Champions League

Buriram United are still looking for their first win in the 2018 AFC Champions League campaign after beating beaten 2-0 by Jeju United at the Chang Arena on Wednesday. In what proved to be a nightmare start for the Thai League 1 champions, Jeju took the lead inside the opening two minutes when Lee Chang-min…

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“Thank you for coming” – why MotoGP found itself smiling in Thailand

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“Thank you for coming” – why MotoGP found itself smiling in Thailand

While the rest of Thailand’s media left Chang International Circuit on Sunday evening to join a thank you dinner arranged by the circuit’s PR team, I stayed to complete and post my final report from the MotoGP Winter Test. I was reflecting on the overall nature of MotoGP’s first trip to Thailand as I walked…

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Buriram Continue Their Winning Start To The Season Against Bangkok Glass

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Buriram Continue Their Winning Start To The Season Against Bangkok Glass

Buriram beat Bangkok Glass 1-0 in a game of few clear-cut chances though what there were fell to the home side. In the first-half  Korrakot was inches too high with a free-kick and Diogo drew a good save from the keeper with a carefully placed shot from outside the area. Edgar had a header easily…

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New Bangkok Glass Head Coach Josep Ferre Relishing His Return To Buriram

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New Bangkok Glass Head Coach Josep Ferre Relishing His Return To Buriram

Josep Ferre, the former head of the Buriram Academy is looking forward to locking horns with his former employers at the Chang Arena tonight. Josep, or Coco as he is widely known, was promoted from his role as assistant coach during the close season. He has fond memories of the club and the city but…

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Buriram Come Away With A Point From China After Superb Second-Half Performance

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Buriram Come Away With A Point From China After Superb Second-Half Performance

Buriram United produced one of the best performances in their history when they held Chinese champions Guangzhou Evergrande to a 1-1 draw in China in their opening game in Group G in the Asian Champions League. Indeed, they could have won it late on but that would have been harsh on the home side. Looking…

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Ten Young Thai Footballers Beat The Odds To Earn Dream Trip To UK

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Ten Young Thai Footballers Beat The Odds To Earn Dream Trip To UK

Ten Thai teenagers have been selected through the Fox Hunt season 3 campaign for a chance to be trained at the Leicester City Academy and study at Ratcliffe College near the English city for two and a half years. The selected players, maximum age 15, have already survived a rigorous selection process that featured more…

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TV Coverage Of Buriram United Champions League Games

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A number of people have been asking about Buriram’s Champions League matches. In the past, they have all been shown live and as far as I can establish, this season is no different. According to information on Wikipedia, games will be screened on BBTV (Channel 7) and Fox Sports Asia (True Visions). The game in…

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Thai League 1 Round-Up

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Thai League 1 Round-Up

Champions Buriram got off to a winning start with a 2-1 home win over Ratchaburi. The game burst into life in the second-half with two goals in seven minutes by Jakkaphan and Diogo for the home side before Menezes pulled one back from the penalty spot. Muang Thong came back from two goals down at…

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Buriram United Asian Champions League Fixtures 2018

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Buriram United Asian Champions League Fixtures 2018

Wednesday 14 February 2018 16:00 Thai time. Guangzhou Evergrande v Buriram United Tianhe Stadium, Guangzhou Wednesday 21 February 2018 18:00 UTC+7 Buriram United v Jeju United Chang Arena, Buriram Tuesday 6 March 2018 18:00 UTC+7 Buriram United v Cerezo Osaka Chang Arena, Buriram Wednesday 14 March 2018 17:00 Thai time. Cerezo Osaka v Buriram United Yanmar Stadium Nagai, Osaka Tuesday 3 April 2018 18:00 UTC+7 Buriram United v…

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Buriram Off The Mark With Victory Over Ratchaburi In Tight Encounter

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Buriram Off The Mark With Victory Over Ratchaburi In Tight Encounter

Two outstanding goals saw Buriram defeat Ratchaburi 2-1 in the first game of the new season. After a dire first-half in which a 30 yard Diogo free-kick was the only attempt on goal, Buriram came out with all guns blazing in the second. They went two up with a superb Jakkaphan strike and a clinical…

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