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Latics Host Ramadan Iftar Event

4 April 2024

Club News

Latics Host Ramadan Iftar Event

4 April 2024

Yesterday, the club hosted its second Ramadan Iftar Event in the Broadway Suite.

Following on from last year's successful showing, various members of the local community and delegates of the Oldham Athletic board were in attendance to celebrate the end of the holy month of Ramadan.

Deputy Mayor Councillor Eddie Moores, Club CEO, Darren Royle, as well as Chairman Frank Rothwell and his wife, Judith attended the evening.

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The evening started with a series of prayers outside, before the guests returned to the Broadway Suite inside the Joe Royle Stand.

At sunset, the fast during Ramadan was broken with Iftar, starting with fresh dates before moving onto a feast of traditional foods.

Iftar is a communal affair, with observers bringing share food and buffet dishes including salads, halal meats, rice and sweet pastries.

Guests were able to enjoy delicious food courtesy of the event's sponsors.

“To be able to host our second Iftar event at Oldham Athletic was very special," said chairman, Frank Rothwell.

“Bringing members of our local community together is something we are very keen to do and this was an important occasion for us.

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“We want Boundary Park to be a place which is welcoming for everyone and I’d like to thank all those who worked so hard to make this event such a success.”

We'd like to thank the following companies and organisations for their support in allowing the Iftar to go ahead.

Oldham Greenhill Community Club

At Oldham Greenhill Community Sports & Recreation Club the fun and learning never stops!

Their facilities include two state-of-the-art indoor sports pitches, a delightful cafe, and an exciting soft play area that are open on weekends and holidays from 11am to 6pm.

Whether you're looking to host a party, engage in children's holiday activities, or participate in a range of recreational pursuits like yoga and baking, they’ve got you covered.


A well-established printing and personalisation company that provides a one shop print service. Located in the heart of Oldham, all embroidery, screen printing and vinyl print services are completed in house.

They offer a wide range of workwear, leisurewear, and promotional garments, available to order from just one garment to thousands for promotional and charity events, corporate, schools and colleges.

Balti House

Balti House is an affordable, locally owned restaurant, specialising in traditional Balti cuisine.

Customers can expect to find a variety of flavourful curries, tandoori dishes, biryanis, and naan bread on the menu.

Eastern Catering Services

Eastern Catering Services provides food services at the highest standard.

They specialise in exquisite halal foods for weddings, parties, banquets, corporate events, buffets and any other social gathering anywhere in the United Kingdom. They also take pride in their services as food is their business, Thus why today they are one of the most respected and recognised Asian caterers in the North West.

Equity Law Chambers

Equity Law Chambers is a local law firm based on Lees Road in Oldham and provides bespoke advice and legal services to individuals and businesses alike.

They cover the areas of Immigration and Human Rights, Family Law, Personal Injury, Driving Offences and Licensing.

Mr Abid Hussain, Senior Partner Heads their Oldham Office and is also a former President of the Oldham Law Association.

Simplicity Events

Simplicity Events provide a complete range of wedding and Event services, enabling you to relax and enjoy that special day without having to deal with the stress and hassle of organising such events.

They are a well-established events coordinating company with many years of experience in organising weddings, corporate events, fashion shows and many charitable and social events.

The Body Kit

The Body Kit boasts a team of experienced professionals who are passionate about customising and upgrading cars to their full potential.

Their mission is to provide the highest quality car modification services to customers and help them achieve their dream car.

Elevate your driving experience with our top-notch car body kits today!

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