Harrogate AFC, where Wilkinson spent time on loan, observed a minute's silence before their game against Stalybridge Celtic on Tuesday.
"But Daniel's family decided they wanted this game to go ahead and be a celebration of his life.
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The main stand and north bank under the floodlights
The club said: "He was a popular member of the Tigers' youth team squad that won the Youth Alliance North East Conference title in 2010."
Hull, his hometown club, had planned to hold a minute's silence before their Premier League home game against Arsenal on Saturday.
In the middle of 2016 the club changed its name to Shaw Lane to fall in line with FA kit and advertising regulations which prohibit the use of sponsored names above a certain level.
The South Yorkshire club will also name a stand at their ground in his honour.
We have currently 12 junior teams, girls and boys running from Shaw Lane and are currently the only Barnsley club with the F.A. Community Charter status. Aquaforce F.C. was formed in 2007 as a Sunday morning pub team. The following season they entered in the Sheffield County Senior League which is a Saturday league, and quickly made a big impression by winning the league and the Rosehill Cup.
After having spoken to the player's family, they will now hold a minute's applause at the KCOM stadium.
The Barnsley-based club also plan to retire the number five shirt - which was worn by Wilkinson - for the rest of the season.
Shaw Lane, who play in the Northern Premier League Division One South, will hold a minute's remembrance before kick-off.
"Football is not important on Saturday. Obviously his death is still so raw.
Shaw Lane Aquaforce F.C.was formed in 2012 with the merging of two clubs, Barugh F.C. (1991), one of Barnsleys’ finest junior clubs, and Aquaforce F.C.(2007)the successful senior club who were causing quite a stir in the Barnsley and Sheffield leagues.
In their first season, the club won the Sheffield and Hallamshire County Senior League Premier Division, winning promotion to the Northern Counties East League (NCEL) Division One. A year later, their rise continued when they finished runners-up in the NCEL Division One, winning promotion to the Premier Division. This was followed by the club winning the Premier Division in the 2014–15 season and gaining promotion to the Northern Premier League Division One South.
"All the players want to play - it quickly became obvious that everybody had the same thoughts as his parents."
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Then promoted into the first division (this was the first of 5 successive promotions for the club) we knew that any further progress would require a ground that was suitable. Aquaforce won the County Senior premier league and a move was made to move to Shaw Lane where the junior club, Barugh FC and the senior club Aquaforce FC would merge into one which was a move that gave both parties the progression they craved.
The club plays at the Shaw Lane Sports Complex on Shaw Lane, Barnsley, postcode S70 6HZ.
Barugh Boys u11s was first entered into the Barnsley Junior League as the only team in the club. We were a small village team whose popularity created a lot of interest and soon developed into a club who initially played all our home games in the village of Barugh.
Players that have played in the Football League either before or after playing for Shaw Lane Aquaforce –
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After leaving Hull, Wilkinson played for North Ferriby United, Scarborough Athletic, Harrogate Town, Goole Town and Rushall Olympic, before joining Shaw in the summer.
"It will be an emotional day and we hope we can do Daniel proud," said Shaw Lane club secretary Dave Exley.
Non-league Shaw Lane will "celebrate" the life of the 24-year-old defender, who died in hospital on Monday, when they play Romulus on Saturday.
A series of images taken during the Shaw Lane Aquaforce vs. Sheffield Wednesday U21 match, 8 September 2014.
In 2005 Barugh F.C.( changed to accommodate several girls and ladies teams), were invited to play our games at Shaw Lane Sports Club to accommodate our growing membership. We gained F.A. Charter Standards and in 2007 we were awarded a £1,000,000 grant from the Football Foundation /Sport England to build new changing rooms and function rooms.
Shaw Lane A.F.C. is a football club based in Barnsley, South Yorkshire. They play in the Northern Premier League Division One South, at level 8 of the English football league system.
The east end of the ground, with clubhouse and changing rooms
The Northern Premier League has asked fans, players and officials to observe a minute's silence at fixtures this week.
Brighouse Town, Shaw Lane's opponents on Monday, have postponed Saturday's game against Colne FC, with players and officials instead planning to attend Shaw Lane's game.