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|Full name||Tinnapob Srisathit|
|Date of birth||16 July 1985|
|Place of birth||Kalasin, Thailand|
|Height||1.72 m (5 ft 7+1⁄2 in)|
|*Club domestic league appearances and goals, correct as of 14 November 2008|
Tinnapob Srisathit (Thai : ติณภพ ศรีสถิตย์) is a professional footballer from Thailand.
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