WATCH: Wolves supporters join together for charity song

An encounter with coronavirus has seen a Wolves supporters club come together in song to raise funds for charity.

Andy Sahota was inspired to create the video after his own brush with coronavirus
Andy Sahota was inspired to create the video after his own brush with coronavirus

Punjabi Wolves founder member Andy Sahota was taken ill with Covid-19 on March 10 which forced him into isolation to recover.

While in isolation, Andy said he went back to his music and found solace in Bob Marley's Three Little Birds, describing the song as his saving grace.

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After coming out of isolation, Andy said he decided to do something with the song to help cheer up his fellow Wolves fans and supporters in general.

He got his fellow Punjabi Wolves members involved and did a version of the song to raise cash for Air Ambulance.

He said: "I contacted everyone and asked them to send a video of themselves singing along to Three Little Birds.

"Some of them laughed it off, while some couldn’t be bothered, but a number of them bought into the fun element of my idea.

"They all made a fantastic effort and sent me some cracking footage, which was all recorded at home, in lockdown, on their phones."

Andy then produced, scripted and edited the video, which has been released on YouTube as part of the year-long celebrations of what would have been Bob Marley's 75th birthday.

He said: "I self-taught myself editing and production skills from watching plenty of YouTube learner videos and also bugging a PW friend Surj Jassal for more tips and guidance.

"I felt it was time to cheer up my fellow Wolves supporters and football fans in general and so far we’ve had an amazing response from everyone who’s seen it."

The video has already had more than 5,000 views since being released on Friday, April 24, and has raised more than £1,000.

Punjabi Wolves are also raising awareness and donations for good causes locally and nationally and have started a Just Giving page for Midlands Air Ambulance, which can be found at justgiving.com/fundraising/punjabiwolves

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