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