Around two thousand people attended Eid Prayers at Blackburn Rovers’ Ewood Park stadium making it the first time Eid prayers were held at a pitch of an English football club.
🌙 Eid Mubarak from everyone at Blackburn Rovers.— Blackburn Rovers (@Rovers) May 2, 2022
This morning #Rovers became the first football club in the country to host Eid prayers on the pitch. 💙#EidMubarak 🔵⚪️ pic.twitter.com/Pw0LHkqjg5
The prayer was led by Imam Wasim Kempson who said, “We are very grateful for Blackburn Rovers to open their doors, literally, for us to pray on the pitch”
🗣 "We are very grateful for Blackburn Rovers to open their doors, literally, for us to pray on the pitch"— Sky Sports News (@SkySportsNews) May 2, 2022
Blackburn Rovers is the first English football club to host Eid prayers at the stadium 👇 pic.twitter.com/tiakwFbAex