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Buriram United

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Buriam United was founded way back in 1970 as Provincial Electricity Authority FC, owned by the same company. In 2008, back than the club was based in the city of Ayutthaya, surprisingly, became champion of the TPL ahead of hot favored Chonburi FC.

At the end of 2009, Thai politician Newin Chidchob took control over the club and transferred him to Buriram, a city in the north-eastern part of Thailand.

In 2010 Buriram-PEA finished runner-up and reached the final of the League Cup.
Just one season later Buriram broke all records and won the treble.

At the end of the same year, 2011, the club merged with Buriram FC, which till than was lead by Newin Chidchob's wife Karuna, and got renamed Buriram United.

In 2011, 2013 and 2015 the club won a treble of League, FA Cup and League Cup.

notable:

No club in Thailand knows to polarize fans throughout the country like Buriram. Either one hates, or one loves the side. The latter applies rather to fans, which be connected to Buriram in any form. Opponents, with pleasure like to refer on the Sun king, patriarch habits of club boss Newin Chidchob and his wife Karuna.

The club owns the biggest stadium of Thailand in private hands. It suffices international standards and official internationals may be held here.

player to watch:

Jajá Coelho, Sölvi Ottesen, Supachok Sarachat

new I-mobile Stadium

i-moible-Stadion

 
Capacity: 33.000
 
City: Buriram
 
Geo-coordinates: 14.965564, 103.094277
 
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Facts
founded: 1970 (as PEA FC)
 
president: Newin Chidchob
 
head coach: Ranko Popović (Serbia)
 
nickname: Thunder Castle
 
club colors
dark/blue
 
website n/a
 
fansite: n/a
 
twitter: n/a
 
facebook: Buriram on Facebook
 
Honours
TPL 2016 4th
 
Thai Premier League
Champion 2011, 2013, 2014
runner-up 2010
 
Thai FA Cup winner 2011, 2012, 2013
 
League Cup
winner 2011, 2012, 2013
finalist 2010
 
Kor Royal Cup
winner 2013, '14, '15
 
 

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