Pos Team Pld Pts GD Home   Away
  W D L F A   W D L F A
1 Sheffield United 22 50   8 4 0 30 7   6 4 0 15 9
2 Aston Villa 23 46   8 3 1 31 12   6 1 4 20 12
3 Wolverhampton Wanderers 21 37   5 2 2 17 9   5 5 2 13 12
4 Sunderland 21 35   6 1 2 15 5   5 1 6 17 18
5 Bury 21 34   9 1 2 23 11   1 3 5 10 17
6 Nottingham Forest 21 33   8 2 0 24 6   1 4 6 12 23
7 Stoke 22 31   7 2 2 18 11   2 2 7 8 19
8 Everton 22 29   6 0 4 16 12   2 5 5 10 21
9 Derby County 20 27   6 2 4 21 13   1 4 3 4 11
10 Newcastle United 19 26   5 3 2 21 9   2 2 5 13 15
11 Manchester City 21 26   6 3 3 25 13   1 2 6 8 15
12 Burnley 21 25   7 2 2 19 11   0 2 8 4 24
13 Notts. County 21 23   3 3 5 20 18   3 2 5 11 25
14 West Bromwich Albion 21 23   3 4 3 9 9   3 1 7 12 24
15 Blackburn Rovers 18 22   6 0 2 20 11   1 1 8 8 26
16 Preston North End 21 22   4 3 3 13 12   2 1 8 8 18
17 Liverpool 22 20   4 4 3 18 15   1 1 9 9 19
18 19 13   3 3 2 9 7   0 1 10 9 41