Buriram PEA Football Club
(), is a professional Thai football
club based in Buriram province
. The club has played at the top level of Thai football for the majority of their existence and currently competing in the Thai Premier League
. The club was founded in 1970 and their home stadium is Buriram Stadium which currently has a capacity of 10,000.
Buriram PEA won their first Thai Premier League
title in 2008, and the Khǒr Royal Cup in 1998.The club was previously based in Ayutthaya
before moving east to Buriram for the 2010 season.
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The club was founded as PEA (Provincial Electricity Authority) since 1970, hence their 40 years old history, their first top league crowned need to wait until 1998 and again in 2008.
The original club's colour was purple/white and the team named 'Sparking Guys' or 'The Sparkers'
Their original base was Ngamwongwan area in Bangkok where they head office of PEA department situated. But due to the expanding of Thai Premier League and the limitation of fan club in Bangkok, PEA decided to relocate themselves to Ayutthaya Province
where they formed bonding with local fan club and unofficially called Faifa Ayutthaya (Electricity of Ayutthaya in English)
In 2010, team was took over by Newin Chidchob
the famous Buriram politician and the team moved again to Buriram province. This caused mass upset toward Ayutthaya's local fan club. They protested by... Read More