Revitalized Newcastle faces Chelsea


LONDON, AP

Newcastle, left for dead a year ago, enters the weekend atop the English Premier League after a surprising three victories in four matches under savior manager Bobby Robson.

Coming off a 2-0 win against Coventry on Wednesday, which saw veteran striker Alan Shearer score his 200th league goal, the Magpies host a Chelsea team on Saturday disappointed with its unspectacular early season.