Pos Team Pld Pts GD Home   Away
  W D L F A   W D L F A
1 Sheffield United 21 49   8 3 0 29 6   6 4 0 15 9
2 Aston Villa 20 42   8 2 1 30 11   5 1 3 18 10
3 Sunderland 18 32   5 1 1 13 3   5 1 5 16 15
4 Wolverhampton Wanderers 18 32   5 1 2 15 7   4 4 2 11 11
5 Stoke 21 31   7 2 2 18 11   2 2 6 8 16
6 Bury 18 30   8 1 1 21 10   1 2 5 8 15
7 Nottingham Forest 19 29   7 1 0 19 6   1 4 6 12 23
8 Derby County 18 25   6 1 4 21 13   1 3 3 3 10
9 Manchester City 19 24   6 2 3 23 11   1 1 6 8 15
10 Newcastle United 17 23   4 3 2 17 8   2 2 4 11 12
11 West Bromwich Albion 19 23   3 4 2 9 7   3 1 6 12 22
12 Everton 19 22   4 0 4 12 10   2 4 5 9 20
13 Burnley 19 22   6 2 2 16 10   0 2 7 4 22
14 Blackburn Rovers 16 19   5 0 2 18 11   1 1 7 7 22
15 Notts. County 19 19   3 3 5 20 18   2 1 5 8 23
16 Liverpool 20 17   3 4 3 16 15   1 1 8 9 18
17 Preston North End 18 16   3 3 3 10 12   1 1 7 6 17
18 17 13   3 3 1 9 5   0 1 9 9 36