EURO time tunnel: 2004 in focus

This week we turn our attentions to UEFA EURO 2004 – watch goals from Zlatan Ibrahimović, Thierry Henry and Wayne Rooney, and learn where Greece's winners are now.

This week we are looking back at UEFA EURO 2004

In the build-up to UEFA EURO 2016, is trawling through the annals to pick out the best stories, characters, goals and highlights from the 14 previous final tournaments.

What to watch out for this week

  • Watch highlights of Greece's triumph – an outcome that stunned the world
  • Watch the best goals, including strikes from Zlatan Ibrahimović, Thierry Henry and Wayne Rooney
  • Dmitri Kirichenko scored for Russia after 67 seconds – what are EURO's quickest goals?
  • We feature Greece's Traianos Dellas, likened to the Colossus of Rhodes by Otto Rehhagel


Each week is devoted to a different tournament, with the next seven days looking back at the 2004 edition in Portugal. We are following a broadly similar pattern each week, opening up with the team of the tournament on a Monday. On Tuesdays we will look at a particularly iconic image and ponder where the protagonists are now, while Wednesdays will be your chance to watch the best goals from that year's tournament.

EURO 2004 highlights: France 2-1 England
EURO 2004 highlights: France 2-1 England

Every Thursday we will hear from our 'EURO history makers', with Friday dedicated to a different record or milestone each week. The weekend will begin with a study of one of the quirkier characters or tales – our EURO cult heroes – and the week will come to a close with video highlights of that year's final.

In addition to all that, there will also be a raft of further individual match highlights.

EURO time tunnel schedule
EURO 1960: 22 to 28 February
EURO 1964: 29 February to 6 March
EURO 1968: 7 to 13 March
EURO 1972: 14 to 20 March
EURO 1976: 21 to 27 March
EURO 1980: 28 March to 3 April
EURO 1984: 4 to 10 April
EURO 1988: 11 to 17 April
EURO 1992: 18 to 24 April
EURO 1996: 25 April to 1 May
EURO 2000: 2 to 8 May
EURO 2004: 9 to 15 May
EURO 2008: 16 to 22 May
EURO 2012: 23 to 29 May

Watch highlights of Greece's 2004 triumph
Watch highlights of Greece's 2004 triumph