Pos Team Pld Pts GD Home   Away
  W D L F A   W D L F A
1 Sheffield United 13 31   5 2 0 19 5   4 2 0 9 5
2 Aston Villa 12 25   5 1 1 18 6   3 0 2 8 6
3 Sunderland 11 25   4 0 1 7 2   4 1 1 9 4
4 Stoke 12 20   5 1 1 12 7   1 1 3 4 8
5 Nottingham Forest 11 18   4 1 0 15 6   1 2 3 7 11
6 Bury 11 17   5 0 1 12 7   0 2 3 5 11
7 West Bromwich Albion 12 17   3 2 1 9 6   2 0 4 6 12
8 Manchester City 11 16   4 1 1 14 4   1 0 4 8 12
9 Wolverhampton Wanderers 11 16   2 1 1 8 4   2 3 2 7 10
10 Newcastle United 11 15   3 2 1 11 2   1 1 3 6 8
11 Derby County 10 14   3 1 2 10 5   1 1 2 2 6
12 Burnley 11 14   4 1 0 8 2   0 1 5 3 16
13 Everton 11 12   2 0 3 7 8   1 3 2 5 7
14 Notts. County 12 11   2 2 3 13 12   1 0 4 6 18
15 Blackburn Rovers 10 9   3 0 2 12 8   0 0 5 3 12
16 Liverpool 12 8   1 1 3 6 9   1 1 5 6 12
17 Preston North End 11 8   2 2 1 6 5   0 0 6 3 15
18 10 8   2 1 1 6 3   0 1 5 4 20