Euro 2004 Football - Bulgaria
Prospects for the European Football Championship 2004
Bulgaria have no winning pedigree in international football competitions; yet they are always there setting a stern test for the more fancied teams.
I wonder what are the Bulgarian players thinking? Could they be saying ' Our time has come, we have as good a chance as anyone' . Or is their attitude: 'We are just here for a holiday' ? Unsurprisingly, one of the first teams to exit the championships.
Previous qualifications: Reached quarterfinals 1964 and 1968. Lost in first round in 1996.
Most famous player: Stoikovich
Bulgaria Won Qualifying Group 8
Bulgarian Squad for European Football Championship 2004
Coach: Plamen Markov
Men to watch: Martin Petrov, Stilian Petrov. Radostin Kishishev, Dimitar Berbatov Svetoslav Todorov Injured.