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 17 32   5 1 1 13 3   5 1 4 14 11
4 Bury 17 30   8 1 1 21 10   1 2 4 8 14
5 Stoke 20 30   7 2 2 18 11   2 1 6 8 16
6 Wolverhampton Wanderers 17 29   4 1 2 14 7   4 4 2 11 11
7 Nottingham Forest 17 26   6 1 0 17 6   1 4 5 12 20
8 Derby County 17 24   6 1 4 21 13   1 2 3 3 10
9 Manchester City 17 23   6 1 3 22 10   1 1 5 8 13
10 West Bromwich Albion 18 23   3 4 2 9 7   3 1 5 10 18
11 Everton 18 22   4 0 4 12 10   2 4 4 9 15
12 Newcastle United 16 20   3 3 2 13 6   2 2 4 11 12
13 Burnley 18 19   5 2 2 13 9   0 2 7 4 22
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 Glossop North End 16 13   3 3 1 9 5   0 1 8 8 33