Pos Team Pld Pts GD Home   Away
  W D L F A   W D L F A
1 Sheffield United 8 22   4 1 0 17 4   3 0 0 5 2
2 Sunderland 8 19   3 0 1 6 2   3 1 0 7 2
3 Aston Villa 8 18   3 0 1 14 4   3 0 1 7 4
4 Newcastle United 7 13   3 0 0 10 0   1 1 2 5 6
5 Manchester City 7 13   3 1 0 11 2   1 0 2 7 8
6 Stoke 8 13   3 0 1 8 6   1 1 2 4 6
7 West Bromwich Albion 7 11   2 2 0 7 4   1 0 2 3 8
8 Nottingham Forest 7 10   3 0 0 10 2   0 1 3 3 8
9 Everton 7 10   2 0 2 6 5   1 1 1 3 4
10 Bury 7 10   3 0 1 8 6   0 1 2 3 8
11 Derby County 7 9   2 0 2 6 3   1 0 2 2 6
12 Blackburn Rovers 7 9   3 0 1 11 6   0 0 3 1 7
13 Wolverhampton Wanderers 8 9   1 1 1 6 4   1 2 2 6 10
14 Notts. County 8 8   1 2 2 6 9   1 0 2 2 11
15 Burnley 7 7   2 1 0 5 2   0 0 4 2 10
16 8 7   2 0 1 5 2   0 1 4 3 18
17 Preston North End 7 4   1 1 1 2 2   0 0 4 2 10
18 Liverpool 8 0   0 0 3 1 6   0 0 5 4 11