|Champions||Muang Thong United|
|2010 AFC Champions League||Muang Thong United|
|2010 AFC Cup||Thai Port|
|Top goalscorer|| Anon Sangsanoi|
(BEC Tero Sasana) (18)
|Biggest home win||BEC Tero Sasana 5-0 Chula United|
|Biggest away win||Rajnavy Rayong 0-3 TTM Samut Sakhon |
Sriracha 0-3 Thai Port
Chonburi 2-5 Muang Thong United
TOT 1-4 BEC Tero Sasana
BEC Tero Sasana 1-4 Muang Thong United
Samut Songkhram 0-3 Rajnavy Rayong
Osotspa Saraburi 0-3 BEC Tero Sasana
Nakhon Pathom 2-5 Bangkok Glass
|Highest scoring||Chonburi 2-5 Muang Thong United |
Nakhon Pathom 2-5 Bangkok Glass (7)
|Highest attendance||Muangthong United 1–1 Chonburi (16,608) (4 October 2009)|
The Thai Premier League 2009 was the thirteenth season of the Premier League since its establishment in 1996. A total of 16 teams competed in the league, with PEA FC as the defending champions.
Muang Thong United took the league championship with two names remaining, the first ever team to win the championship in their debut appearance in the top flight.
Nakhon Pathom, Sriracha and Chula United were relegated to the 1st Division.
- Teams play each other twice on a home and away basis
- 3 Points for a win
- 1 Points for a draw
- At beginning of the season the league winner plays the FA Cup winner in the Kor Royal Cup
- Loser qualifies for Asian Champions League Qualification Round
- Teams finishing on same points at the end of the season use toe-to-toe record to determine finishing position.
- Bottom 10 teams are relegated to Thai Division 1 League
Member clubs and locations
1 Pattaya United and Bangkok Glass took the places of Coke Bangpra and Krung Thai Bank after purchasing the clubs. Coke Bangpra and Krung Thai Bank therefore withdrew from the league allowing Pattaya and Bangkok Glass to take position in the top flight.
2 Changed name from Bangkok University
3 Changed name from Thailand Tobacco Monopoly
4 Changed name from Port Authority of Thailand.
5 Changed name from Royal Thai Navy
|Team||Outgoing manager||Manner of departure||Replaced by||Date of appointment||Position in table|
|Chonburi||Jadet Meelarp||End of Contract||Kiatisuk Senamuang||January 2009||Pre season|
|Chula United||Kiatisuk Senamuang||End of Contract||Carlos Ferreira||January 2009||Pre season|
|TTM Samut Sakhon||Prajuk Viengsong||End of Contract||Attaphol Puspakom||January 2009||Pre season|
|Muang Thong United||Surasak Tansurat||Taking charge of club's junior sides ||Attaphol Puspakom||April 2009||4th|
|TTM Samut Sakhon||Attaphol Puspakom||Moved to Muang Thong United ||Kij Meesrisuk||April 2009||11th|
|PEA FC||Prapol Pongpanich||Resigned due to fan pressure||Thongsuk Sampahungsith||May 2009||12th|
|Bangkok Glass FC||Hans R. Emser||Was acting coach and is now Technical Director Youth Football Academy Bangkok Glass FC||Surachai Jaturapattarapong||June 2009||1st|
|Pattaya United||Pansak Ketwattha||Resigned||Wisoon Wichaya||June 2009||13th|
|BEC Tero||Christophe Larrouilh||Resigned to become the team's Technical Director ||Tawan Sripan||June 2009||5th|
|Pattaya United||Wisoon Wichaya||Short term replacement||Jadet Meelarp||June 2009||13th|
|Chula United||Carlos Ferreira||Resigned||Pichai Pituwong||August 2009||16th|
|TTM Samut Sakhon||Kij Meesrisuk||Release||Prajuk Viengsong||August 2009||12th|
|Nakhon Pathom FC||Chatchai Paholpat||Release||Piyapong Piew-on||September 2009||14th|
|Pos||Team||Pld||W||D||L||GF||GA||GD||Pts||Qualification or relegation|
|1||Muang Thong United[a]||30||19||8||3||48||20||+28||65||2010 AFC Champions League Qualifying play-off|
|4||BEC Tero Sasana||30||15||6||9||53||34||+19||51|
|6||Thai Port||30||12||8||10||33||30||+3||44||2010 AFC Cup Group stage[b]|
|8||TTM Samut Sakhon||30||8||13||9||29||32||−3||37|
2010 Thai Division 1 League
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
- Promoted from last season
- Thai Port qualified for the AFC Cup as Thai FA Cup winners
- Defending Champion
- Before the starting of 2009 seasons, Thailand Premier League changed the official name to Thai Premier League.
- Coke Bangpra sold their Thai Premier League slot to a newly formed club, Pattaya United at the end of the Thai Premier League 2008 season. Coke Bangpra therefore withdrew from the Thai football league system and Pattaya would start their life in the very top division.
- Provincial Electricity Authority were drawn against Singapore Armed Forces of Singapore in the opening game of the AFC Champions League 2009 and were defeated 4-1 after extra time.
- On December 30, 2008, Thailand confirmed that Denmark, North Korea and Lebanon would play in the 2009 King's Cup tournament. Thailand would open up against Lebanon to determine who would enter the final.
- Thailand came runners up in the 2009 King's Cup, defeated by Denmark on penalties in the final.
- Chonburi won the season opening Kor Royal Cup, defeating PEA 1-0.
- In May, Chonburi progressed to the Round of 16 stage in the AFC Cup, whilst PEA got knocked out in the Group Stages.
- In June, FAT confirmed that the FA Cup would be restarted and the winners would enter the AFC Cup 2010.
- Osotspa M-150 changed their name mid-season to Osotspa Saraburi
- BEC defeated TSW Pegasus FC of Hong Kong in the TSW Pegasus Anniversary Cup
Last updated October 18, 2009
|Anon Sangsanoi||18||BEC Tero Sasana|
|Nantawat Tansopa||11||Bangkok Glass|
|Ajayi Samuel||10||Bangkok Glass|
|Dango Siaka||Muang Thong United|
|Pipat Thonkanya||Thai Port|
|Sarayoot Chaikamdee||Osotsapa M-150|
|Sompong Soleb||Chula United|
|Soumahoro Yaya||Muang Thong United|
|Suriya Domtaisong||Muang Thong United (2 goals)|
PEA (7 goals)
|Michael Byrne||8||Nakhon Pathom (4 goals)|
Chonburi (4 goals)
|Suttinan Nontee||Rajnavy Rayong|
|Anderson||7||Chonburi (3 goals)|
Pattaya United (4 goals)
|Bekombo Ekollo||TTM Samut Sakhon|
|Chakrit Buathong||BEC Tero Sasana|
|Chatprapob Usaprom||TTM Samut Sakhon|
|Chatree Chimtalay||Bangkok Glass|
|Jirawat Makarom||Thai Port|
|Raúl González Gastón||Sriracha|
|Teerasil Dangda||Muang Thong United|
|4||Player scored four goals|
|5||Player scored five goals|
|Sompong Soleb||Thailand||Chula United||PEA||3–1||12 September 2009|
|Anon Sangsanoi||Thailand||BEC Tero Sasana||TOT||4–0||7 October 2009|
|Nantawat Tansopa||Thailand||Bangkok Glass||Nakhon Pathom||5–2||18 October 2009|
Coach of the Year
Defender of the Year
Midfielder of the Year
Striker of the Year
Young Player of the Year
- ผลการแข่งขัน ไทยลีก ดิวิชั่น1 ดิวิชั่น2 ฤดูกาล 2552 (in Thai).
- การแข่งขันฟุตบอลอาชีพของประเทศไทย "ไทยลีก 2009 " เลกที่ 1 (in Thai).
- ไทยลีก ไปครบทุกสนามกันหรือยังครับ (in Thai).
- http://www.bangkokpost.com/news/sports/15824/attapol-back-in-business Attapol back in business
- http://www.bangkokpost.com/news/sports/17748/surachai-role Surachai role for Bangkok Glass
- http://www.the-afc.com/en/news-centre/member-association-news/301-asean-/24614-tawan-takes-bec-tero-reins Tawan takes BEC Tero reins
- http://www.the-afc.com/en/news-centre/news/24073-fa-cup-back-on-thai-calendar FA Cup back on Thai calendar
- "Premier League 2009 fixtures". Archived from the original on 2009-02-21. Retrieved 2009-03-07.
- TPL 2009 Top goalscorers coreballthai
- "- Thai Premier League Award 2009". Archived from the original on 2010-12-31. Retrieved 2011-12-23.