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