Pos Team Pld Pts GD Home   Away
  W D L F A   W D L F A
1 Sheffield United 16 38   6 2 0 22 5   5 3 0 12 7
2 Aston Villa 16 35   6 1 1 20 6   5 1 2 18 9
3 Sunderland 13 28   5 0 1 12 2   4 1 2 9 6
4 Stoke 15 26   6 1 2 13 9   2 1 3 7 9
5 Bury 13 23   6 0 1 14 7   1 2 3 6 11
6 Nottingham Forest 13 21   5 1 0 16 6   1 2 4 7 14
7 Wolverhampton Wanderers 13 20   3 1 1 12 4   2 4 2 8 11
8 Manchester City 13 19   5 1 1 18 5   1 0 5 8 13
9 Newcastle United 14 19   3 3 1 11 2   2 1 4 9 10
10 Derby County 12 17   4 1 2 14 6   1 1 3 2 9
11 West Bromwich Albion 14 17   3 2 2 9 7   2 0 5 7 16
12 Burnley 14 17   5 1 1 11 6   0 1 6 3 18
13 Everton 13 15   3 0 3 10 8   1 3 3 6 10
14 Blackburn Rovers 12 12   4 0 2 15 9   0 0 6 3 16
15 Notts. County 15 12   2 2 4 14 15   1 1 5 6 23
16 Liverpool 15 10   1 3 3 10 13   1 1 6 7 14
17 13 10   2 3 1 8 5   0 1 6 5 24
18 Preston North End 14 9   2 2 3 6 11   0 1 6 3 15