UEFA Euro 2004 bids

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The bidding process for UEFA Euro 2004 ended on 11 October 1999 in Aachen, Germany when Portugal was selected as the host, beating Spain and the joint bid of Austria and Hungary.[1]

History[edit]

By October 1999 only 3 bids left to fight for earning the right to host EURO 2004:

  • Portugal Portugal
  • Austria Hungary Austria-Hungary (joint bid),
  • Spain Spain

On 11 October 1999 the UEFA Executive Committee voted on the bids and chose Portugal as the winning bid.

Bids[edit]

Spain[edit]

The bid was launched on 8 November 1996.[2] The proposed venues for the bid were following:


Austria and Hungary[edit]

Bid launched 1997.[3]

Austria Austria
Hungary Hungary

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Euro Championships lowdown". BBC Sport (British Broadcasting Corporation). 29 November 2003. Retrieved 26 April 2010. 
  2. ^ "CNN/SI - World Soccer - Spain Euro 2004 Bid Factfile". Sportsillustrated.cnn.com. 1999-10-08. Retrieved 2012-07-01. 
  3. ^ "CNN/SI - World Soccer - Austria-Hungary Euro 2004 Bid Factfile". Sportsillustrated.cnn.com. 1999-10-08. Retrieved 2012-07-01.