UEFA European Championship EUROS 1960 to Present Day

UEFAThis timeline gives a chronological listing of the football competition known as the Euros

1960 (6th – 10th July)
Hosted by France
Total Teams – 4
Final – USSR (Union of Soviet Socialist Republics) v Yugoslavia
Final score – 2 – 1
Winners – USSR (Union of Soviet Socialist Republics)
1964 (17th – 21st June)
Hosted by Spain
Total Teams – 4
Final – Spain v USSR (Union of Soviet Socialist Republics)
Final score – 2 – 1
Winners – Spain
1968
Hosted by Italy
Total Teams – 4
Final – Italy v Yugoslavia
Final score – 2 – 0
Winners – Italy
1972 (14th – 18th June)
Hosted by Belgium
Total Teams – 4
Final – West Germany v USSR (Union of Soviet Socialist Republics)
Final score – 3 – 0
Winners – West Germany
1976 (16th – 20th June)
Hosted by Yugoslavia
Total Teams – 4
Final – Czechoslovakia v West Germany
Final score – 2 – 2, Penalties 5 – 3
Winners – Czechoslovakia
1980 (11th – 22nd June)
Hosted by Italy
Total Teams – 8
Final – West Germany v Belgium
Final score – 2 – 1
Winners – West Germany
1984 (12th – 27th June)
Hosted by France
Total Teams – 8
Final – France v Spain
Final score – 2 – 0
Winners – France
1988 (10th – 25th June)
Hosted by West Germany
Total Teams – 8
Final – Netherlands v Soviet Union
Final score – 2 – 0
Winners – Netherlands
1992 (10th – 26th June)
Hosted by Sweden
Total Teams – 8
Final – Denmark v Germany
Final score – 2 – 0
Winners – Denmark
1996 (8th – 30th June)
Hosted by England
Total Teams – 16
Final – Germany v Czech Republic
Final score – 2 – 0
Winners – Germany
2000 (10th June – 2nd July)
Hosted by Belgium and Netherlands
Total Teams – 16
Final – France v Italy
Final score – 2 – 1
Winners – France
2004 (12th June – 4th July)
Hosted by Portugal
Total Teams – 16
Final – Greece v Portugal
Final score – 1 – 0
Winners – Greece
2008 97th – 29th June)
Hosted by Austria and Switzerland
Total Teams – 16
Final – Spain v Germany
Final score – 1 – 0
Winners – Spain
2012 (8th June – 1st July)
Hosted by Poland and Ukraine
Total Teams – 16
Final – Spain v Italy
Final score – 4 – 0
Winners – Spain
2016 (10th June – 10th July)
Hosted by France
Total Teams – 24
Final – Portugal v France
Final score – 1 – 0
Winners – Portugal
2020 (11th June – 11th July 2021)
Hosted by 11 different countries
Delayed for a year due to the Covid-19 pandemic
Played in 11 countries to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the competition
Total Teams – 24
Final – England v Italy
Final score – 1 – 1
Winners – Italy 3-2 penalties

 

First published 2016; updated and re-published Jun 11 2021 @ 10:33 am – Updated – Jul 13, 2021 @ 12:34 am

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Heather Y Wheeler. (2016 – 2021). UEFA European Championship EUROS 1960 to Present Day. Available: https://www.totallytimelines.com/uefa-european-championship-euros-1960-to-present-day. Last accessed August 24th, 2021