Pos Team Pld Pts GD Home   Away
  W D L F A   W D L F A
1 Sheffield United 23 50   8 4 0 30 7   6 4 1 16 11
2 Aston Villa 24 49   8 3 1 31 12   7 1 4 24 12
3 Wolverhampton Wanderers 22 40   5 2 2 17 9   6 5 2 16 14
4 Sunderland 22 38   7 1 2 16 5   5 1 6 17 18
5 Bury 22 37   10 1 2 25 12   1 3 5 10 17
6 Nottingham Forest 22 34   8 2 0 24 6   1 5 6 12 23
7 Stoke 23 32   7 3 2 18 11   2 2 7 8 19
8 Everton 23 32   7 0 4 19 13   2 5 5 10 21
9 Derby County 21 30   7 2 4 23 14   1 4 3 4 11
10 Manchester City 22 27   6 3 3 25 13   1 3 6 9 16
11 Newcastle United 20 26   5 3 2 21 9   2 2 6 14 17
12 West Bromwich Albion 22 26   4 4 3 11 9   3 1 7 12 24
13 Burnley 22 25   7 2 2 19 11   0 2 9 4 26
14 Notts. County 22 24   3 4 5 21 19   3 2 5 11 25
15 Preston North End 22 22   4 3 3 13 12   2 1 9 8 19
16 Blackburn Rovers 19 22   6 0 3 20 15   1 1 8 8 26
17 Liverpool 23 20   4 4 3 18 15   1 1 10 10 22
18 20 13   3 3 3 11 10   0 1 10 9 41