The Academy of Light in Cleadon

Youngsters to face Arsenal

by Stuart Vose

Gunners welcomed to Wearside on Saturday.

Sunderland's under-18's are back in league action this weekend when they take on Arsenal.

The young Black Cats will take on the Gunners at the Academy of Light on Saturday (August 31, KO 2pm).

The under-18's are looking for their first win of the season after opening the campaign with defeats to Chelsea, Manchester City and Newcastle.

Saturday's visitors have played two league games so far, registering a win and a defeat.

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