Thai football bolstered by ‘God,’ Africa and a former politician in Isaan
Robbie Fowler isn’t the only football talent heading to Thailand. A new initiative plans to make Buriram a driving force in the development of The Beautiful Game
By Greg Lowe
Global football fans were rightly surprised earlier this month when legendary English player Robbie Fowler announced his signing with Muangthong United, a Thai Premier League team.
Though Thailand welcomed “God” with cheers, Australian football aficionados likely spat the dummy when last week he took a swipe at the A-League and his former team, Perth Glory, telling reporters, “Thai players have more technical skills than the Australian [players].” Read more…