2001–02 Thai League

The 2001/ 02 Thailand Premier League consisted of 12 teams. The last three were relegated to the 2nd Division.

BEC Tero Sasana could verteiteidigen his title from last year successfully and Osotspa succeeded for the runner- up to then best finish in club history.

2001/ 02, the League called for the first time GSM Thai League.

Associations of the season

  • Bangkok Bank FC
  • BEC Tero Sasana
  • Sinthana
  • Krung Thai Bank FC
  • FC Osotspa M -150
  • FC Port Authority of Thailand
  • FC Royal Thai Navy
  • FC Rattana Bundit
  • FC Royal Thai Air Force
  • FC Royal Thai Police
  • FC Thailand Tobacco Monopoly ( Moved up from the Thailand Division 1 League)
  • FC TOT

Final Table of the 2001/02 season

  • Determining the tablespace of a team in a tie: 1 Direct comparison; 2 goal difference; 3 goals scored


Season notes

The Bangkok Metropoliatan Administration FC withdrew from the game mode back to lack of funds. Rattana Bundit, took the empty seat. This was the second case within two years after it had already retreated to the end of the 2000 season of the Thai Farmers Bank FC from the game operation.

Queens Cup

FC Osotspa M -150 won for the first time the Queen's Cup

Continental competitions

BEC Tero Sasana made ​​it to the knockout stages of the Asian Club Championship, but failed again at the Kashima Antlers of Japan.

The Royal Thai Air Force made ​​it to the second round of the Asian Cup Winner 's Cup, where they had to give themselves the Home United from Singapore but was defeated. Although it won the first leg at home, but lost the return leg 5-0.

Awards of the Year 2001/ 02

Coach of the Year

  • Thailand Attaphol Buspakom - BEC Tero Sasana

Player of the Year

  • Thailand Apichart Thaweechalermdit - Bangkok Bank FC


  • Thailand Worrawoot Srimaka - BEC Tero Sasana
  • Thailand Pitipong Kuldilok - FC Port Authority of Thailand