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