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
Campbell 80
3
Fagan
4
Webb 70
5
Glasgow 65
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
Lidakevicius
2
Stones
3
Alderson
4
Kilburn
5
Steade
6
Abbott
7
Turner
8
Digby
9
Rose Goal!
10
Clark
11
Patterson

Substitutes

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