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Football clubs wish Muslim community Eid Mubarak

Muslims across the world will celebrate Eid al-Adha starts from 20 July for three days.

The second Eid of the year commemorates the end of the annual pilgrimage or Hajj.

Blackburn Rovers posted: “Eid Mubarak to all Rovers supporters celebrating EidAlAdha around the world!”

The English Football League shared the story of Preston North End fan, Mo Patel, and his grandparents, Ali and Huri Patel. Mo’s involvement volunteering for Preston North End Community and Education Trust, they have also starred in Preston North End’s season card promotional video this year.

Mo recently volunteered via Preston United, to support the Trust’s recent Ramadan project, with his grandma Huri and granddad Ali both benefitting from the initiative.

He is now keen to influence fans from all religions in making them feel welcome at the club. Preston United is a youth development programme supporting young people in Preston, with Mo’s involvement in the group originally seeing him attend his first match at Deepdale as a five-year-old, which has led to his dedicated and passionate support for the club ever since.

His work volunteering for Preston North End Community and Education Trust supported the local Muslim community with Iftar pack deliveries throughout the month of Ramadan.

He has been delighted that his volunteering role has led to him becoming more closely involved with Preston North End Community and Education Trust.

Mo has continued to experience the warm welcome from Preston North End that he has always felt, ever since attending his first matches at Deepdale.

Elsehwere across the UK Celtic FC posted: “Eid Mubarak to all the Celts celebrating #EidAlAdha around the world!”

Oldham Athletic posted: “Eid Mubarak to all the Latics fans celebrating today!”

A message from Liverpool read: “Happy Eid to all Reds celebrating.”

Manchester City said: “Eid Adha Mubarak to all Muslims celebrating around the world!”

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