Pos Team Pld Pts GD Home   Away
  W D L F A   W D L F A
1 Sheffield United 20 46   7 3 0 24 6   6 4 0 15 9
2 Aston Villa 19 39   7 2 1 26 9   5 1 3 18 10
3 Sunderland 16 32   5 1 1 13 3   5 1 3 14 10
4 Bury 17 30   8 1 1 21 10   1 2 4 8 14
5 Stoke 19 27   6 2 2 15 11   2 1 6 8 16
6 Wolverhampton Wanderers 16 26   3 1 2 13 7   4 4 2 11 11
7 Nottingham Forest 17 26   6 1 0 17 6   1 4 5 12 20
8 Manchester City 17 23   6 1 3 22 10   1 1 5 8 13
9 West Bromwich Albion 17 22   3 3 2 9 7   3 1 5 10 18
10 Derby County 16 21   5 1 4 17 12   1 2 3 3 10
11 Everton 17 21   4 0 4 12 10   2 3 4 9 15
12 Newcastle United 16 20   3 3 2 13 6   2 2 4 11 12
13 Burnley 17 19   5 2 2 13 9   0 2 6 4 19
14 Blackburn Rovers 15 18   5 0 2 18 11   1 0 7 6 21
15 Notts. County 18 18   3 2 5 20 18   2 1 5 8 23
16 Liverpool 19 16   3 3 3 16 15   1 1 8 9 18
17 Preston North End 17 13   2 3 3 7 12   1 1 7 6 17
18 15 13   3 3 1 9 5   0 1 7 7 29