BARNSLEY under 18s will look to complete a double on Saturday when they host Charlton Athletic in the Professional Development League play-off final.

The game is at midday on the first team pitch at Oakwell, hours after the League One play-off final with Bolton Wanderers on Friday night.

The Reds have already won the league this season by 11 points, with a record tally.

Coach Nicky Eaden told the Chronicle: “We want to finish it off.

“We have had a successful season but we can make it really successful by winning this final and then we couldn’t have done any more.

“We’re desperate to win.”

Barnsley beat Millwall in the semi-final at Oakwell on Saturday thanks to a last-gasp winner by Emaissa Nzondo, who dedicated the goal to his brother who died recently.

Eaden said: “He’s not the most confident of lads.

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“He’s had quite a bit to deal with this year. But sometimes football can help you.

“Because it was Emaissa, every player and sub dived on him to him celebrate.

“It wasn’t our best performance of the season in the first half. We were a bit slow and pedestrian.

“But, after they had a chance early in the second half, we dominated the rest of the game and played more like us.

“The lads have only played in FA Youth Cup games on Oakwell and haven’t been great there.

“But, in the second half, it looked like the lads got comfortable with the surroundings.

“We were getting ready for extra-time.

“I was looking at my subs to freshen it up. But we popped up with a winner and didn’t give Millwall any time to come back.”

Charlton beat Barnsley in the play-off semi-finals last season.

“Charlton are the best team we’ve played this season.

“We beat them at our place but it was a really hard-earned victory.

“Some of our games this season have been dead and buried early and not much of a challenge, but they put us under a lot of pressure.

“Charlton have a lot of talent, play good football and they are athletic.

“The two best teams this season are in the final which is good.”

Eaden, who played in the Premiership for his hometown club Barnsley 25 years ago, has had a successful first year back at the club as under 18s coach.

“I have really enjoyed it. It’s good being back home, after being away for quite a long time and experiencing a lot of clubs at different levels. I have especially enjoyed coaching this group, and it helps when you are winning games.

“It’s been a really good season.”