Scottish pop star Edwyn Collins has donated a drum to a group of young Motherwell fans, after hearing that they were using a catering tub.Well Society board member Derek Watson, who helped make the donation happen, says it's a real community effort from fans of the North Lanarkshire club.Watson says a video he put online back in May was spotted by Collins' partner Grace Maxwell, who is a Motherwell fan and a member of the Well Society.She and the Orange Juice legend, who is perhaps most famous for his solo hit ' A Girl Like You' reached out to donate not only a drum, but a bag to carry it in, drum sticks and beaters, so the kids don't go short.It will be given its debut in the Cooper Stand for Motherwell's home game against Livingston on Saturday.Derek says it's a great example of the community coming together, with the young fans previously using a mayonnaise tub from local sandwich shop Upper Crust.He said: "Back in May, I think it was, I saw a video of the wee guys playing so I put something on Twitter."They got a mayonnaise tub out of Upper Crust one day on the way to a game, cleaned it out and have been using it as a drum in the Cooper Stand, just trying to copy what's going on in the John Hunter Stand."I shared the video, I thought 'this is great, these guys are the future of the club, we'll need to try and find an old drum for them'."Grace, who is Edwyn Collins' partner, is also a Well Society member, originally from Bellshill.
They stay in the Highlands now but always keep an eye out for the Motherwell results - well, Grace does, anyway!"She saw it and sent me a message, saying she and Edwyn would sort them out a drum."Derek, who is bass guitarist with The Banter Thiefs, added: "Last week she got in touch to say
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