Pos Team Pld Pts GD Home   Away
  W D L F A   W D L F A
1 Everton 11 26   5 1 0 23 5   3 1 1 16 12
2 Sunderland 10 23   5 0 0 19 1   2 2 1 8 9
3 Sheffield United 12 23   4 1 1 12 7   3 1 2 12 8
4 Preston North End 12 21   2 1 1 5 3   4 2 2 15 14
5 Blackburn Rovers 12 20   4 3 0 18 8   1 2 2 7 11
6 Aston Villa 12 19   4 0 1 15 5   2 1 4 9 12
7 Burnley 12 18   4 1 1 13 6   1 2 3 10 12
8 The Wednesday 11 18   5 0 1 16 9   1 0 4 4 12
9 Nottingham Forest 11 16   3 0 2 8 8   2 1 3 10 14
10 West Bromwich Albion 11 15   4 2 0 18 5   0 1 4 4 13
11 Wolverhampton Wanderers 12 13   4 1 2 13 11   0 0 5 5 15
12 Small Heath 12 13   2 3 0 16 13   1 1 5 7 18
13 Bolton Wanderers 12 9   1 2 3 10 12   1 1 4 7 12
14 Stoke 10 8   2 1 3 11 13   0 1 3 3 13
15 Liverpool 13 7   1 2 3 8 11   0 2 5 6 23
16 Derby County 9 5   1 1 3 7 9   0 1 3 3 14