Pos Team Pld Pts GD Home   Away
  W D L F A   W D L F A
1 Bolton Wanderers 15 31   6 1 1 19 10   4 0 3 9 12
2 Preston North End 14 28   6 0 1 21 5   3 1 3 8 11
3 Aston Villa 13 27   5 0 1 23 9   4 0 3 16 16
4 Sunderland 12 24   6 0 0 24 6   2 0 4 16 18
5 Blackburn Rovers 14 20   4 1 1 19 12   2 1 5 15 26
6 Derby County 11 19   5 1 1 22 10   1 0 3 5 12
7 Notts. County 13 18   5 2 0 25 3   0 1 5 8 19
8 Wolverhampton Wanderers 15 18   4 2 1 21 8   1 1 6 13 21
9 Burnley 12 17   5 0 0 15 5   0 2 5 5 16
10 Everton 13 17   4 1 0 18 9   1 1 6 7 20
11 Darwen 13 14   4 0 3 24 18   0 2 4 6 21
12 13 14   3 2 1 8 7   1 0 6 9 31
13 Stoke 13 9   2 0 5 9 12   0 3 3 10 20
14 West Bromwich Albion 13 8   2 2 4 15 19   0 0 5 6 20