Ramadan in the Premier League: Everything you need to know

Mohamed Elneny of Arsneal
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The holy month of Ramadan began on the evening of Sunday, March 10, as Muslims across the globe celebrate one of the most important months of the Islamic calendar. 

Ramadan will run until April 9 and for those observing, it means they will refrain from eating or drinking from dawn until dusk, which is currently around 12 hours between approximately 6am and 6pm. 

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For more than a decade Joe Mewis has worked in football journalism as a reporter and editor, with stints at Mirror Football and LeedsLive among others. He is the author of four football history books that include tomes on Leeds United and the England national team.