Tranmere Rovers to host Eid prayers at Prenton Park for second year

Tranmere Rovers has announced that for the second year, it will be opening its doors at Prenton Park to the local Muslim community to host the Eid-Ul-Fitr prayers next week.

Last year, working in partnership with the Wirral Deen Centre, Tranmere Rovers became the second football club in the UK to host the Eid prayers on a football pitch.

Eid-Ul-Fitr follows the completion of the fasting month of Ramadan, during which Muslims typically fast by refraining from eating and drinking during daylight hours.

The event will either take place on Tuesday, 9 or Wednesday, 10 April, which will be announced early next week.

The Eid-Ul-Fitr prayers will take place at 9.15am prompt and with gates opening at 8.45am. The prayers will end by 10am when families can go and continue their celebrations together.

‘Eid at Prenton Park’ is open to people and families of all ages, with provisions in place for both men and women to pray on the pitch. Those who attend are asked to bring their own prayer mat with them. 

Image: Eid-Ul-Fitr prayers taking place at Prenton Park last year

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