Thai League 1 breakaway hopes dented as FA president vows to quit

Football Association of Thailand president, Somyot Poompunmuang at the workshop in Bangkok on October 8, 2019. (Football Association of Thailand)
Football Association of Thailand president, Somyot Poompunmuang at the workshop in Bangkok on October 8, 2019. (Football Association of Thailand)

Thai League 1 clubs' hopes of breaking away from the Football Association of Thailand (FAT) to create their own commercial entity have been dealt a blow after the governing body's president, who was supportive of their plans, announced his intention to resign.

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