Chasetown FC’s tribute after non-league footballer Daniel Wilkinson’s death

Chasetown FC have paid tribute to a non-league footballer who died during a game.

Daniel Wilkinson suffered a suspected heart attack during Shaw Lane Aquaforce’s game against Brighouse Town.

The defender had been in the side which faced Chasetown on the opening day of the season.

In a statement the Scholars said: “Chasetown FC wish to extend their thoughts and sympathies to the family of Shaw Lane player Daniel Wilkinson.”

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