Pos Team Pld Pts GD Home   Away
  W D L F A   W D L F A
1 Sheffield United 18 42   7 2 0 23 5   5 4 0 13 8
2 Aston Villa 18 36   6 2 1 22 8   5 1 3 18 10
3 Sunderland 15 29   5 1 1 13 3   4 1 3 10 8
4 Stoke 17 27   6 2 2 15 11   2 1 4 7 10
5 Wolverhampton Wanderers 15 26   3 1 1 12 4   4 4 2 11 11
6 Bury 15 26   7 0 1 18 8   1 2 4 8 14
7 Nottingham Forest 15 25   6 1 0 17 6   1 3 4 9 16
8 Manchester City 15 23   6 1 1 20 6   1 1 5 8 13
9 West Bromwich Albion 16 21   3 3 2 9 7   3 0 5 9 17
10 Newcastle United 15 20   3 3 1 11 2   2 2 4 11 12
11 Blackburn Rovers 14 18   5 0 2 18 11   1 0 6 5 16
12 Burnley 16 18   5 1 2 11 7   0 2 6 4 19
13 Derby County 14 17   4 1 4 14 10   1 1 3 2 9
14 Everton 15 15   3 0 4 10 10   1 3 4 7 14
15 Notts. County 17 15   2 2 5 15 17   2 1 5 8 23
16 Liverpool 17 13   2 3 3 11 13   1 1 7 7 15
17 Glossop North End 14 13   3 3 1 9 5   0 1 6 5 24
18 Preston North End 16 10   2 3 3 7 12   0 1 7 3 16