Newcastle United supporting Muslims have their say on questions raised over the club's Muslim players wearing the Wonga logo on their shirts next season.
It follows comments made by the Muslim Council of Britain about the new sponsor.
Shaykh Ibrahim Mogra, assistant secretary general of the MCB said: "We have the rulings of the religious law and we have the individual’s choice and decision on how they want to follow or not follow that rule.
“The idea is to protect the vulnerable and the needy from exploitation by the rich and powerful.”
Sharia law states Muslims must not benefit from receiving or lending money off another person.
Local Muslim Hussam Wafi said: "The players have a contract with Newcastle United. It is their job. I think they should have to wear whatever the club asks."
Newcastle currently has four practising Muslims - Demba Ba, Papiss Cisse, Cheick Tiote and Hatem Ben Arfa.
Abu Tayeb from the North East Islamic Diversity Centre said: “It is interesting the issue has been highlighted now. Previous sponsors Virgin Money and Northern Rock also make money from interest too.”
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