• 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
  • 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.
  • Tue, 06 Feb 2018 01:00
    Football chief vows league will be ‘transparent and fair’
    Thai football chief Somyot Poompanmoung yesterday promised a transparent and fair-play Toyota Thai League ahead of the country’s top-flight soccer tournament, which kicks off on Friday.
  • Mon, 04 Dec 2017 12:19
    KBank gives Bt33.7 million to support Thai football
    KBank first senior vice president Lertsak Supitayakul recently Bt33.7 million to Pol Gen Somyot Poompanmoung, president of the Football Association of Thailand, on behalf of KBank and Chang Suek Kasikornthai debit cardholders.
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  • Wed, 05 Apr 2017 01:00
    Humbled by Japan and humiliated by boss, ‘Zico’ bows out
    Last week, two men displayed very different ways of dealing with embarrassment after the Thai national football team were humiliated by Japan in a World Cup qualifier. Football Association president Somyot Poompanmoung went public to announce “I’m ashamed.” Soon after, team coach Kiatisak Senamuang thanked his players, fans and family and promptly quit his job.
  • Wed, 22 Mar 2017 17:11
    Police ex-chief files complaint over FB page linking him to a casino
    Former police chief Somyot Poompanmoung on Wednesday filed a police complaint against a Facebook page that accused him of jointly investing with a politician in a new casino on the Thailand-Cambodia border near Buri Ram province.
  • Fri, 04 Dec 2015 01:00
    Ex-cop Somyot to contest Thailand FA post
    Former national police chief Somyot Poompanmoung declared his candidature for the presidency of the Football Association of Thailand, with the simple election slogan "Fair" yesterday.
  • Fri, 26 Jun 2015 01:00
    'Two influential groups back casino plan'
    Two groups of influential business and political persons are standing behind police chief General Somyot Poompanmoung's push for the legalisation of casinos, a former Special Branch police officer said yesterday.
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