Newcastle's chance to impress

PUBLISHED : Friday, 07 February, 2003, 12:00am
UPDATED : Friday, 07 February, 2003, 12:00am

Table-toppers and defending champions Arsenal travel to Newcastle on Sunday in the English Premier League's match of the weekend. Newcastle's strong home form indicates a surprise win is possible - a result that would make them serious title contenders.

Manchester United are ready to pounce on any Arsenal slip-up and their opponents at Old Trafford on Sunday, Kevin Keegan's unpredictable Manchester City side, face a tough task. There are free ESPN hats on offer for e-mail predictions this week: [email protected]

Tomorrow: Liverpool v Middlesbrough (ESPN 9pm), Birmingham City v Chelsea, Blackburn Rovers v Southampton, Charlton Athletic v Everton, Fulham v Aston Villa, Leeds United v West Ham United, Tottenham Hotspur v Sunderland (ESPN 11pm), West Bromwich Albion v Bolton Wanderers (STAR 11pm). Sunday: Manchester United v Manchester City (ESPN 8pm), Newcastle United v Arsenal (ESPN 11.55pm).