Pos Team Pld Pts GD Home   Away
  W D L F A   W D L F A
1 Bolton Wanderers 8 17   3 1 0 6 1   2 1 1 6 4
2 Sheffield United 8 16   2 2 0 5 1   2 2 0 9 6
3 Blackburn Rovers 8 14   4 0 1 10 4   0 2 1 2 4
4 Aston Villa 8 14   2 1 1 7 5   2 1 1 7 6
5 Liverpool 10 14   2 1 1 5 2   2 1 3 9 10
6 Preston North End 7 12   3 0 0 13 7   0 3 1 4 6
7 Everton 7 12   2 0 2 7 7   2 0 1 4 3
8 The Wednesday 8 11   2 1 1 8 6   1 1 2 4 7
9 West Bromwich Albion 8 11   2 1 1 5 4   1 1 2 3 6
10 Stoke 7 9   2 0 1 7 4   1 0 3 6 11
11 Burnley 8 9   2 3 0 8 6   0 0 3 5 9
12 Derby County 7 7   2 1 2 14 12   0 0 2 0 3
13 Wolverhampton Wanderers 8 7   1 1 2 3 4   1 0 3 7 7
14 Nottingham Forest 6 6   1 1 0 6 2   0 2 2 3 9
15 Sunderland 9 6   1 1 2 5 8   0 2 3 4 10
16 Bury 7 5   0 2 1 2 3   1 0 3 3 10