Pos Team Pld Pts GD Home   Away
  W D L F A   W D L F A
1 Everton 19 39   8 2 1 31 12   4 1 3 17 13
2 Derby County 17 38   10 0 0 37 8   2 2 3 12 14
3 Aston Villa 18 36   8 1 0 30 12   3 2 4 17 17
4 Stoke 21 36   9 0 1 32 7   3 0 8 9 22
5 Bolton Wanderers 18 29   5 1 1 13 8   4 1 6 14 16
6 Blackburn Rovers 14 27   6 1 1 17 9   2 2 2 8 8
7 The Wednesday 16 27   7 1 0 19 6   1 2 5 9 25
8 Sunderland 17 26   5 3 0 15 8   2 2 5 8 13
9 Preston North End 18 26   5 2 1 18 14   3 0 7 10 23
10 Wolverhampton Wanderers 17 19   6 0 3 22 10   0 1 7 11 25
11 Nottingham Forest 17 19   6 0 2 21 8   0 1 8 5 23
12 Sheffield United 17 18   5 2 2 13 9   0 1 7 7 24
13 Bury 15 16   3 0 5 16 14   2 1 4 9 15
14 Burnley 18 13   2 3 2 9 7   1 1 9 8 24
15 West Bromwich Albion 18 13   3 2 5 13 17   0 2 6 8 21
16 Small Heath 16 13   3 1 4 12 15   1 0 7 12 35