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

Substitutes

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

Barnsley Yth

1
Lidakevicius
2
Steade
3
Stones
4
Alderson
5
Kilburn
6
Digby
7
Rose Goal!
8
Abbott
9
Turner
10
Patterson
11
Clark

Substitutes

12
Moyo
13
McLeod
14
Oates
15
Martin
16
Williams Goal!
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