Arsenal Under-18s kicked off their Premier Academy League campaign with a 2-1 defeat against Barnsley on Thursday.

In their first game of season, Steve Bould’s side took a tenth-minute lead through Brad Kilburn's own goal only for Danny Rose to equalise 11 minutes later.

The game looked to be heading for a draw until Tom Williams scored the winner in the 83rd minute to earn Barnsley three points.

Arsenal Yth

1
Charles-Cook
2
Fagan
3
Webb 70
4
Glasgow 65
5
Campbell 80
6
Roberts
7
Monakana
8
Ansah
9
Monteiro
10
Wynter
11
Neita

Substitutes

12
Hayden 70
13
Bihmoutine 80
14
Jeffrey
15
Vickers
16
Akpom 65

Barnsley Yth

1
Lukas Lidakevicius
2
John Stones
3
Josh Alderson
4
Brad Kilburn Goal!
5
Matty Steade
6
Paul Digby
7
Danny Rose Goal!
8
Brad Abbott
9
Kurtis Turner
10
Jordan Clark
11
Sam Patterson

Substitutes

12
Chris Moyo
13
Jordan McLeod
14
Rhys Oates
15
Joe Martin
16
Tom Williams Goal!
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18 Aug 2011