Bangkok united f.c.

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This article needs additional citations for verification. This article possibly contains original research. This article relies too much on references to primary sources. Thai football club based in the Din Daeng District of Bangkok and is one of the oldest continuing football club in Asia.

The club was founded in 1916 and was known as Royal Thai Army until November 2010. Army United represent the Royal Thai Army and have traditionally been Thailand’s yo-yo club along with the Navy and Police clubs. Up until 2010 and the name change from the Royal Thai Army to Army United, the club lacked support and had dwindling crowds, mainly supported by Army personnel shipped in for the games. 05 season and 2nd place in 2009. Both of these successes have of course come after relegation from the Thai League. The club are based in the Din Daeng District of Central Bangkok, which is the area that bases the Royal Thai Army.

Up until the 2011 season, the club operated a policy of only playing home grown talent, but ditched this as the game became more professional and foreign players were brought into the team. They came 16th in that season and in a normal season they would have been relegated. The 2011 rebranded Army United signed five Brazilians and surprised all expectations as they topped the TPL in the early weeks of the season. Crowds rose from a few hundred hardy souls to a season average of 5,580.