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2014 Thai Premier League

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Season  2014
Dates  22 Feb 2014 – 2 Nov 2014
Location  Thailand
Matches played  380
Top goalscorer  Heberty (26 goals)
Champion  Buriram United F.C.
Goals scored  1,051
2014 Thai Premier League
Champions  Buriram United 4th Premier League title
Champions League  Buriram United (Group stage) Bangkok Glass (Qualifying play-off) Chonburi (Qualifying play-off)
Biggest home win  Osotspa 7–0 Songkhla (5 April 2014) BEC Tero 7–0 Bangkok (27 April 2014)
Biggest away win  Songkhram 0–5 Police (26 October 2014)
Relegated  Insee Police United F.C., PTT Rayong F.C., Songkhla United F.C., Air Force Central F.C., Samutsongkhram F.C.
Similar  2015 Thai Premier League, 2016 Thai League T1, 2008 Thailand Premier L

The 2014 Thai Premier League (also known as Toyota Thai Premier League due to the sponsorship from Toyota) is the 18th season of the Thai Premier League since its establishment in 1996. A total of 20 teams are competing in the league. The season has begun on 22 February and will finish on 2 November.

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Buriram United are the defending champions, having won their Thai Premier League title the previous season. Air Force Central, Singhtarua and PTT Rayong entered as the three promoted teams.

Teams

A total of 20 teams will contest the league, including 17 sides from the 2013 season and three promoted from the 2013 Thai Division 1 League.

Pattaya United were relegated to the 2014 Thai Division 1 League after finishing the 2013 season. They were replaced by the best three teams from the 2013 Thai Division 1 League champions Air Force Central, runners-up Singhtarua and third place PTT Rayong.

Stadiums locations

Note: Table lists in alphabetical order.
  • 1 Osotspa Saraburi will use the Rajamangala Stadium as their temporary home whilst their home stadium, Saraburi Stadium's floodlights are upgraded.
  • 2 Samut Songkhram used the Ratchaburi Stadium and Thai Army Sports Stadium until its floodlight is upgraded and the stadium is improved.
  • Personnel and sponsoring

    Note: Flags indicate national team as has been defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

    Foreign players

    The number of foreign players is restricted to seven per TPL team, but only five of them can be on the game sheet in each game. A team can use four foreign players on the field in each game, including at least one player from the AFC country.

    League table

    Updated to games played on 2 November 2014.
    Source: Thai Premier League
    Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored
    1Bangkok Glass, the winners of the 2014 Thai FA Cup also qualify for the play-off of the 2015 AFC Champions League.
    2 Muangthong United and Singhtarua a nine-point deduction following a fight between their fans.
    (C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (E) = Eliminated; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round.
    Only applicable when the season is not finished:
    (Q) = Qualified to the phase of tournament indicated; (TQ) = Qualified to tournament, but not yet to the particular phase indicated; (RQ) = Qualified to the relegation tournament indicated; (DQ) = Disqualified from tournament.

    Results

    Updated to games played on 2 November 2014.
    Source: Thai Premier League
    ^ The home team is listed in the left-hand column.
    Colours: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.
    For coming matches, an a indicates there is an article about the match.

    Player of the Year

    The Player of the Year was awarded to Suchao Nutnum.

    Coach of the Year

    The Coach of the Year was awarded to Masahiro Wada.

    Golden Boot

    The Golden Boot of the Year was awarded to Heberty.

    Fair Play

    The Fair Play of the Year was awarded to Songkhla United.

    Attendances

    Updated to games played on 2 November 2014
    Source: Thai Premier League

    Notes:
    Teams played previous season in Division 1

    References

    2014 Thai Premier League Wikipedia


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