FA publish Ramadan and football factsheet
The Football Association (FA) has published a factsheet for the holy month of Ramadan, which is expected to start on Thursday 18 June.
The factsheet explains how the holy month affects Muslims who will be observing Ramadan with reference to football activities prior to and during pre-season.
With the holy month expecting to conclude on Friday 17 July, the factsheet offers guidance on how Ramadan is observed including information on fasting, praying, and guidance around training and fixtures.
One footballer who will be observing the holy month of Ramadan is Manchester City and Ivory Coast midfielder Yaya Toure. Yaya recently won the Laurie Cunningham award from Kick It Out, which recognises the contribution from someone within the professional game to tackling discrimination and promoting equality.
To view the factsheet click FA Ramadan & football factsheet 2015.