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2000 Thai Premier League

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Season  2000
2001–02 Asian Club Championship  BEC Tero Sasana
Champion  Police Tero F.C.
Champions  BEC Tero Sasana
Dates  28 May 2000 – 26 Aug 2000
Location  Thailand
2000 Thai Premier League
2001–02 Asian Cup Winners Cup  Royal Thai Air Force FC
Top goalscorer  Sutee Suksomkit (Thai Farmers Bank) (16)
Biggest home win  BEC Tero Sasana 5-0 Sinthana

The 2000 Thai Premier League consisted of 12 teams. The bottom club would be relegated to the Thailand Division 1 League. The club that came 11th would play in a relegation / promotion match against the club that came second in the Thailand Division 1 League.


Champions Royal Thai Air Force entered the next edition of the Asian Club Championship.

The league was also known as the Caltex Premier League.

Member clubs

  • Bangkok Bank
  • Bangkok Metropolitan Administration
  • BEC Tero Sasana
  • Krung Thai Bank
  • Osotsapa M-150
  • Port Authority of Thailand
  • Royal Thai Air Force
  • Royal Thai Navy (promoted from Division 1)
  • Royal Thai Police (promoted from Division 1)
  • Sinthana
  • Thai Farmers Bank
  • TOT
  • Final league table

  • Rules for classification: 1st points; 2nd head-to-head; 3rd goal difference; 4th goals scored
  • Thai Farmers Bank withdrew from the league at the end of the season and folded.
  • Sinthana would not be relegated to the Thailand Division 1 League by taking the place of Thai Farmers Bank in the league.
  • The team that came 12th (TOT) qualified for the promotion/relegation playoff with the runner-up of the Thailand Division 1 League (Bangkok Christian College).
  • Promotion and relegation playoff

    Normally, The club that came 11th in Thai Premier League would play in a relegation / promotion match against the runner-up in the Thailand Division 1 League but due to in 2000 season, Thai Farmers Bank withdraw from the league and then Sinthana the club that came 11th took their place. For this reason, TOT the team that came 12th would play in a relegation / promotion match.

    March 27 and March 31, 2001

    † TOT remain at the Thai Premier League.

    Queen's Cup

    Bangkok Bank won the 27th edition of the Queen's Cup and their third title overall. They defeated Sinthana 5-3 on penalties after a 2-2 draw played at Suphachalasai Stadium.

    Thailand FA Cup

    BEC Tero Sasana won their first Thailand FA Cup. It is unclear whom they beat in the final.

    Asian Representation

  • Royal Thai Air Force would progress to the second round of the 2000–01 Asian Club Championship, but only on the virtue of receiving a bye in the first round. Here, they would get beat once again by PSM Ujungpandang of Indonesia.
  • BEC Tero Sasana reached the Quarter-finals of the 2000–01 Asian Cup Winners Cup, where they were beaten by Shimizu S-Pulse of Japan in a match played over two legs. They drew the first leg at home, but were overcome in Japan.
  • Coach of the Year

  • Pichai Pituwong - BEC Tero Sasana
  • Player of the year

  • Anurak Srikerd - BEC Tero Sasana
  • Top scorer

  • Sutee Suksomkit - 16 Goals Thai Farmers Bank
  • Champions

    The league champion was BEC Tero Sasana. It was the team's first title.


    2000 Thai Premier League Wikipedia

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