• Fri, 14 Dec 2018 05:32
    Your last chance: do this for Thailand or lose your job
    Thailand coach Milovan Rajevac must find a way to lead Thailand into at least the round of 16 in the upcoming Asian Cup in order to secure his job, according to Thai football chief Somyot Poompanmuang.
  • Wed, 14 Nov 2018 05:38
    FAT chief urges huge turnout for Indonesia game
    FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION of Thailand president Somyot Poompanmoung has called for a huge local turnout for the AFF Suzuki Cup between Thailand and Indonesia as up to 5,000 Garuda fans are expected to show support for their players at the Rajamangala National Stadium on Saturday.
  • Sat, 20 Oct 2018 01:00
    I won’t be ousted, vows Somyot
    Football Association of Thailand president Somyot Poompanmoung yesterday vowed to keep his job in order to tidy things up despite attempts to overthrow him.
  • Wed, 29 Aug 2018 01:00
    Sacked: Worrawoot pays price for winless Asian Games campaign
    Thailand under-23 coach Worrawoot Srimaka has lost his job following the team’s dismal group-stage exit at the Asian Games, Football Association of Thailand (FAT) president Somyot Poompanmoung confirmed yesterday.
  • Wed, 30 May 2018 20:21
    Somyot links break-in at Thai FA to match-fixing
    Football chief Somyot Poompanmoung says intruders who broke into Thai FA headquarters in Hua Mark on Tuesday night were seeking documents that recorded evidence of match-fixing.
  • Tue, 29 May 2018 01:00
    Your mission … is to progress further than ever before: Somyot tells players
    Thai football chief Somyot Poompanmoung has set the national team a goal of progressing further at this year’s Asian Cup than ever before.
  • Sat, 12 May 2018 01:00
    Somyot did not declare Bt300m loan: NACC
    Agency raises questions about claims made by ex-police chief of borrowings from fugitive victoria’s parlour owner
  • Tue, 08 May 2018 01:00
    A ‘free’ press is one thing, but a truthful press is entirely another 
    Stephff’s cartoon on May 1 about the release of Khun Somyot compels me to write. In the drawing there is a farang-looking man saying that Thailand had risen two spots in the World Press Freedom Index. 
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  • Tue, 01 May 2018 01:00
    Thailand can do without lese majeste statute
    Somyot Pruksakasemsuk’s release after years in prison affords a chance to reflect on deeply unfair abuses of the law 
  • Tue, 01 May 2018 01:00
    As prison term ends, lese majeste convict Somyot pledges to go back to fighting for democracy
    DISCHARGED from prison after serving time for lese majeste, labour rights activist and former editor of a pro-red shirt magazine Somyot Prueksakasemsuk vowed to continue his struggle for democracy and to install an elected civilian government.
  • Fri, 16 Mar 2018 10:43
    Somyot ‘yet to decide’ on entering politics
    Former national police chief Somyot Poompanmoung admitted on Friday that he had been approached by many political parties to join them but he would make a decision on entering politics “at the right time”.
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  • Wed, 14 Mar 2018 01:00
    Somyot urges all sides to tackle match-fixing
    Thai Football chief Somyot Poompanmoung yesterday urged all sides to keep eyes on match-fixing attempts and help eradicate the issue which he said was like a bad cancer.
  • Thu, 08 Mar 2018 01:00
    Somyot puts league match-fixers on notice
    Thai football chief Somyot Poompanmoung yesterday warned those involved in match-fixing to stop trying to manipulate the results of local league matches after being tipped off about an attempt to cheat last weekend.
  • Fri, 16 Feb 2018 01:00
    Somyot ‘confident’ after questioned by DSI over Bt300m loan
    AFTER BEING questioned by the Department of Special Investigation (DSI) about money he claimed to have borrowed from the alleged owner of a brothel, former national police chief Pol General Somyot Poompunmuang yesterday said he was confident he would receive justice and was willing to provide more information upon request.
  • Wed, 14 Feb 2018 01:00
    My two cents on ex-police chief Somyot 
    I have watched enough cop movies to know that a police chief can be such close buddies with a shady tycoon that huge sums of money pass between them. 
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