Sukhothai Football Club
Sukhothai Football Club (Thai สโมสรฟุตบอลจังหวัดสุโขทัย) is a Thai professional association football club based in Sukhothai province. They currently play in the Thai League 1. Sukhothai FC represents the Sukhothai Province mainly known for being the first Kingdom of Thailand. Their main team colors are red and white and their away colors are black and green. Sukhothai FC currently play all their home matches at the Thalay Luang Stadium which has a maximum capacity of 9,500.
Sukhothai FC was established in 2009 and entered the Regional League Northern Division. They finished their first ever season in the Regional League Northern Division in 7th place out of 11 teams. In 2014, after 6 years in the third tier division, Sukhothai got the promotion to 2015 Thai Division 1 League.
In 2015, the newly promotion team Sukhothai had a successful campaign in Thai Division 1 League with the finishing in the unexpected third place of the final standing. Sukhothai has promoted to 2016 Thai League.
In 2016, the first year in the top league, Sukhothai created the overachieved run by finishing in the seventh place of the table. Sukhothai also qualified for 2017 AFC Champions League after being one of co-winner of FA Cup.
Sukhothai’s main neighboring rivals are with Phitsanulok and Kamphaengphet.