David Rochela *

Squad No.22
Date of Birth19 February 1990
Previous ClubsDepotivo La Coruna, Racing Santander, Hapoel Tel Aviv, Buriram Utd

Captain David Rochela is one of the best-known defenders in Thai football. He has a calm but determined attitude, and rarely has to lunge in to a tackle because he reads the game so well. Rochela’s class is underlined by the fact that he played for Spain as they reached the final of the 2007 under 17 World Cup. In 2019, Port’s captain was surprisingly dropped from the T1 squad, but still played a key role in Port’s FA Cup victory. In 2020 he has once again been overlooked in the T1 squad, but may play a part in the FA Cup once again.


Tom Earls

Tom Earls

Having moved to Thailand aged 10, Tom has been playing or watching football in Thailand for more than 18 years. A keen follower of the Thai National Team and an avid fan of Port FC, he is a regular contributor to The Sandpit.

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