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