Derby U18s 1 Albion U18s 3

Albion Under-18s recorded their first win of the season with a 3-1 triumph at Derby County on Saturday.

In a frantic start, Fin Thorndike gave the young Baggies an early lead inside three minutes before Osazee Aghatise equalised almost immediately.

It remained level until nine minutes after half-time when Taylor Gardner-Hickman’s penalty put Albion back in front.

And as the home side tried to push for an equaliser with time running out it was Albion who grabbed the all-important fourth goal, Alex Gilbert ensuring the three points came back to the Black Country with just 11 minutes left.

ALBION: Griffiths, Gardner-Hickman, Williams, Taylor (Ashworth 81), Delaney, Smith, King, Gilbert, Thorndike, Windsor (Fellows 67), Wakeling (Malcolm 78).

Substitutes: Emery, Iroegbunam.