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 AustriaHungary.[1]

History

By October 1999, only three bids left to fight for earning the right to host Euro 2004:

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

On 12 October 1999, the UEFA Executive Committee voted on the bids, and chose Portugal as the winning bid.

Bids

Spain

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

Austria–Hungary

The bid was launched in June 1997.[3]

Austria Austria
Hungary Hungary

References

  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.
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