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UEFA Women's EURO story: Part two

UEFA.com continues its history of the competition with a look at the 1990s, when women's football came of age and the tournament evolved into an eight-team finals with a group stage.

UEFA Women's EURO story: Part two
UEFA Women's EURO story: Part two ©UEFA.com

In the run-up to UEFA Women's EURO 2013, UEFA.com presents a four-part history of the competition.

Last week we went back to the tournament's birth in the 1980s; now the story switches to the following decade, when matches were increased to 90 minutes and the finals evolved from a four-team knockout event to an eight-nation championship with a group stage. Germany duo Silvia Neid and Doris Fitschen, involved from the start of their domination as players and now continuing it as national coach and team manager respectively, look back to those days while Victoria Sandell Svensson remembers her debut tournament for Sweden at home in 1997. 

Click on the video box above to watch the story of the competition's 1990s evolution.