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 By Steve Darby

New Thailand coach must understand culture, manage lofty expectations

Claudio Ranieri and Alejandro Sabella are the latest to be linked to become the next manager of the Thailand national team.

After the appalling scenario of Kiatisuk "Zico" Senamuang stepping down last week as Thailand national coach, a foreign boss is likely to be brought in as his replacement.

The names of ex-Argentina boss Alejandro Sabella, Italy's Claudio Ranieri and Japan's 1998 World Cup manager Takeshi Okada have all been mentioned as possible successors.

There will be literally dozens of big names who will apply for the position. I hope it goes to a coach who really wants the job, and not just a "take the money...

 By Paul Murphy

Thailand move Tanaboon into midfield but fall short in 4-0 loss to Japan

ESPN FC's Jason Dasey and PJ Roberts recap the big wins for Japan, South Korea and Iran in AFC World Cup qualifying.

Japan gave Thailand a lesson in the art of finishing in Tuesday night's AFC World Cup Group B qualifier in Saitama. Borussia Dortmund's Shinji Kagawa, Leicester City's Shinji Okazaki, Gent's Yuya Kubo and Southampton's Maya Yoshida demonstrated ruthlessness in front of goal to render a decent Thai performance fruitless.

The War Elephants now have just one point from seven games, while Russia comes into sight for Japan as they sit at the top of the group.

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 By Paul Murphy

Thailand sign MOU with Japan, want to learn from Samurai Blue success

Thailand signs football MOU with Japan
Thailand's Somyot Poompanmoung and his Japanese counterpart Kohzo Tashima signed the MOU in Tokyo on Tuesday.

The Football Association of Thailand (FAT) is aiming to learn some of the secrets of Japan's success, as the War Elephants turn their attention to a place at a future World Cup.

The FAT formed a strategic partnership with the Japanese Football Association (JFA) by signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on the day of their World Cup qualifier in Saitama.

While Thailand's hopes of qualifying for Russia 2018 are all but over after a miserable start to their Group B campaign, they are looking...