Arsenal Under-18s’ game at Brighton was postponed on Saturday after their bus took a wrong turn.
The Gunners were due to face the Seagulls at the Brighton’s AMEX Elite Performance Centre in the Under-18 Premier League.
The PA news agency understands the coach took the wrong exit off the M25 and, when realised, it was too late to make the 12pm kick-off time.
Reports suggesting the team travelled to Bournemouth instead are wide of the mark.
Jack Wilshere’s side, seventh in the Premier League Under-18 south table, were forced to postpone the game which will now be played at a later date.