Thailand - List of Champions


The Yai Cup, first contested in 1916, was the prime club competition in Thailand until the foundation of the Thailand Premier League in 1996. It was renamed Kor Royal Cup (also referred to as Kir Royal Cup) in 1963. Years listed between brackets as according to the Thai solar calendar (Suriyakati), which since 1941 also starts on the 'western' New Year's Day (between 1912 and 1940 it started on April 1st).
Yai Cup
Year (Thai)   Champions                   
1916 (2459)   Department of Performing Arts
1917 (2460)   Vajiravudh College
1918 (2461)   Vajiravudh College
1919 (2462)   Vajiravudh College
1920 (2463)   Chulalongkorn University
1921 (2464)   Royal Military Academy
1922 (2465)   Royal Military Academy
1923 (2466)   Royal Thai Naval Academy
1924 (2467)   Royal Thai Naval Academy
1925            not held
1926 (2469)   Kong Dem Rot
1927 (2470)   Kong Dem Rot
1928 (2471)   Suankularb Wittayalai School
1929 (2472)   Suankularb Wittayalai School
1930 (2473)   Assumption Academy
1931 (2474)   Thailand Post
1932-47         not held
1948 (2491)   Bang Rak Academy
1949 (2492)   Assumption Academy
1950            not held
1951 (2494)   Chai Sod
1952 (2495)   Royal Thai Air Force
1953 (2496)   Royal Thai Air Force
1954 (2497)   Hakka Association of Thailand
1955 (2498)   Chula-Alumni Association
1956 (2499)   Hainan Association of Thailand
1957 (2500)   Royal Thai Air Force
1958 (2501)   Royal Thai Air Force
1959 (2502)   Royal Thai Air Force
1960 (2503)   Royal Thai Air Force
1961 (2504)   Royal Thai Air Force
1962 (2505)   Royal Thai Air Force
1963 (2506)   Royal Thai Air Force

Number of Wins (30)

 9 Royal Thai Air Force

 3 Vajiravudh College

 2 Assumption Academy
   Kong Dem Rot
   Royal Military Academy
   Royal Thai Naval Academy
   Suankularb Wittayalai School

 1 Bang Rak Academy
   Chai Sod
   Chula-Alumni Association
   Chulalongkorn University
   Department of Performing Arts
   Hainan Association of Thailand
   Hakka Association of Thailand
   Thailand Post

Kor Royal Cup
Year (Thai)   Champions                       Runners-Up (if known)
1964 (2507)   Bangkok Bank  
1965 (2508)   Royal Thai Police
1966 (2509)   Bangkok Bank
1967 (2510)   Bangkok Bank and Royal Thai Air Force (shared)
1968 (2511)   Port Authority of Thailand
1969 (2512)   Rajvithi
1970 (2513)   Rajpracha
1971 (2514)   Rajpracha
1972 (2515)   Port Authority of Thailand
1973 (2516)   Rajvithi
1974 (2517)   Port Authority of Thailand
1975 (2518)   Rajvithi
1976 (2519)   Port Authority of Thailand
1977 (2520)   Rajvithi
1978 (2521)   Port Authority of Thailand
1979 (2522)   Port Authority of Thailand
1980 (2523)   Rajpracha
1981 (2524)   Bangkok Bank
1982 (2525)   Rajpracha
1983 (2526)   Royal Thai Army
1984 (2527)   Bangkok Bank                2-1 Krung Thai Bank
1985 (2528)   Port Authority of Thailand  1-1 Bangkok Bank    [4-3 pen]
1986 (2529)   Bangkok Bank                1-0 Rajpracha
1987 (2530)   Royal Thai Air Force
1988 (2531)   Krung Thai Bank
1989 (2532)   Krung Thai Bank
1990 (2533)   Port Authority of Thailand
1991 (2534)   Thai Farmers Bank
1992 (2535)   Thai Farmers Bank           0-0 Bangkok Bank    [TFB on pen]
1993 (2536)   Thai Farmers Bank
1994 (2537)   Bangkok Bank
1995 (2538)   Thai Farmers Bank

Number of Wins (33 (32 seasons, 1 title was shared))

 8 Port Authority of Thailand 

 7 Bangkok Bank (1 shared)      

 4 Rajpracha        
   Rajvithi        
   Thai Farmers Bank

 2 Krung Thai Bank

 2 Royal Thai Air Force (1 shared)

 1 Royal Thai Army
   Royal Thai Police    

Number of Wins (Yai and Kor Royal Cup) (63 (62 seasons, 1 title was shared))

11 Royal Thai Air Force (1 shared)

 8 Port Authority of Thailand 

 7 Bangkok Bank (1 shared)  

 4 Rajpracha        
   Rajvithi        
   Thai Farmers Bank

 3 Vajiravudh College

 2 Assumption Academy
   Kong Dem Rot
   Krung Thai Bank
   Royal Military Academy
   Royal Thai Naval Academy
   Suankularb Wittayalai School

 1 Bang Rak Academy
   Chai Sod
   Chula-Alumni Association
   Chulalongkorn University
   Department of Performing Arts
   Hainan Association of Thailand
   Hakka Association of Thailand
   Royal Thai Army
   Royal Thai Police    
   Thailand Post

NB: since the introduction of the Premier League, the Kor Royal Cup
    is still played for as a one-off match between (usually) the
    league champions and runners-up; see the section on cup winners.

Premier League
Ed. Season  Champions                       Runners-Up                      Third Place
 1  1996/97 Bangkok Bank                2-0 Stock Exchange of Thailand     
 2  1997    Royal Thai Air Force            Sinthana                        Bangkok Bank   
 3  1998    Sinthana                        Royal Thai Air Force            BEC Tero Sasana    
 4  1999    Royal Thai Air Force            Port Authority of Thailand      BEC Tero Sasana    
 5  2000    BEC Tero Sasana                 Royal Thai Air Force            Thai Farmers Bank
 6  2001/02 BEC Tero Sasana                 Osotspa                         Bangkok Bank   
 7  2002/03 Krung Thai Bank                 BEC Tero Sasana                 Port Authority of Thailand 
 8  2003/04 Krung Thai Bank                 BEC Tero Sasana                 Osotspa          
 9  2004/05 Thailand Tobacco Monopoly       Prov. Electrical Authority      Osotspa          
10  2006    Bangkok University              Osotspa                         BEC Tero Sasana    
11  2007    Chonburi FC                     Krung Thai Bank                 BEC Tero Sasana    
12  2008    Prov. Electrical Authority      Chonburi FC                     BEC Tero Sasana    
13  2009    Muang Thong United              Chonburi FC                     Bangkok Glass      
14  2010    Muang Thong United              Buriram PEA                     Chonburi FC   
15  2011    Buriram PEA                     Chonburi FC                     Muang Thong United 
16  2012    Muang Thong United              Chonburi FC                     BEC Tero Sasana    
17  2013    Buriram United                  Muang Thong United              Chonburi FC      
18  2014    Buriram United                  Chonburi FC                     BEC Tero Sasana    

Number of Wins (18, Premier League Only)

NB: runners-up spots (18) and third places (17) listed between square brackets

 4 [ 2, 0] Buriram United [includes Buriram PEA, Provincial Electrical Authority]

 3 [ 1, 1] Muang Thong United  

 2 [ 2, 7] BEC Tero Sasana     
 2 [ 2, 0] Royal Thai Air Force    
 2 [ 1, 0] Krung Thai Bank    

 1 [ 5, 2] Chonburi FC      
 1 [ 1, 0] Sinthana  
 1 [ 0, 2] Bangkok Bank (Bangkok)
 1 [ 0, 0] Bangkok University   
 1 [ 0, 0] Thailand Tobacco Monopoly 

   [ 2, 2] Osotspa  
   [ 1, 1] Port Authority of Thailand    
   [ 1, 0] Stock Exchange of Thailand  
   [ 0, 1] Bangkok Glass      
   [ 0, 1] Thai Farmers Bank

Number of Championships (since 1916) (81 (80 seasons, 1 title was shared))

13 Royal Thai Air Force (1 shared)

 8 Port Authority of Thailand 

 8 Bangkok Bank (1 shared)  

 4 Buriram United [includes Buriram PEA, Provincial Electrical Authority]
   Krung Thai Bank
   Rajpracha        
   Rajvithi        
   Thai Farmers Bank

 3 Muang Thong United 
   Vajiravudh College

 2 Assumption Academy
   BEC Tero Sasana     
   Kong Dem Rot
   Royal Military Academy
   Royal Thai Naval Academy
   Suankularb Wittayalai School

 1 Bangkok University    
   Bang Rak Academy
   Chai Sod
   Chonburi FC      
   Chula-Alumni Association
   Chulalongkorn University
   Department of Performing Arts
   Hainan Association of Thailand
   Hakka Association of Thailand
   Royal Thai Army
   Royal Thai Police    
   Sinthana  
   Thailand Post
   Thailand Tobacco Monopoly 


About this document

Main source for Yai and Kor Royal Cup (in Thai): Siam Soccer; English versions of club names partially thanks to wikipedia, which also was used for the historical background

Prepared and maintained by Ian King, Hans Schöggl and Karel Stokkermans for the Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation

Authors: Ian King, Hans Schöggl and Karel Stokkermans
Last updated: 5 Nov 2014

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