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

Substitutes

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

Barnsley Yth

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

Substitutes

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