Pos Team Pld Pts GD Home   Away
  W D L F A   W D L F A
1 Aston Villa 30 62   11 4 1 42 17   8 1 5 28 15
2 Sheffield United 27 55   9 5 1 33 10   6 5 1 17 12
3 Wolverhampton Wanderers 27 48   6 4 2 21 12   7 5 3 19 17
4 Sunderland 27 45   9 2 2 21 6   5 1 8 17 21
5 Nottingham Forest 26 40   10 2 1 32 12   1 5 7 13 25
6 Newcastle United 26 39   9 3 2 29 12   2 3 7 15 20
7 Bury 26 39   10 2 2 26 13   1 4 7 11 20
8 Derby County 27 37   8 2 4 25 14   2 5 6 10 22
9 Stoke 27 36   7 4 2 19 12   3 2 9 10 27
10 Everton 28 35   8 0 5 20 14   2 5 8 14 30
11 Liverpool 28 32   7 4 3 28 18   2 1 11 12 24
12 Blackburn Rovers 25 32   9 1 3 29 18   1 1 10 11 33
13 West Bromwich Albion 27 32   6 4 3 18 11   3 1 10 15 34
14 Burnley 28 32   9 2 3 26 14   0 3 11 5 30
15 Notts. County 28 32   4 5 5 24 19   4 3 7 17 35
16 Manchester City 26 31   7 3 4 26 15   1 4 7 12 22
17 Preston North End 26 28   6 3 3 19 14   2 1 11 8 23
18 Glossop North End 27 20   4 4 4 16 14   0 4 11 11 44