Pos Team Pld Pts GD Home   Away
  W D L F A   W D L F A
1 Aston Villa 25 52   9 3 1 34 14   7 1 4 24 12
2 Sheffield United 24 51   8 5 0 31 8   6 4 1 16 11
3 Wolverhampton Wanderers 23 41   5 3 2 18 10   6 5 2 16 14
4 Sunderland 22 38   7 1 2 16 5   5 1 6 17 18
5 Bury 23 37   10 1 2 25 12   1 3 6 11 19
6 Stoke 24 35   7 3 2 18 11   3 2 7 10 20
7 Nottingham Forest 22 34   8 2 0 24 6   1 5 6 12 23
8 Everton 24 32   7 0 4 19 13   2 5 6 11 24
9 Derby County 22 30   7 2 4 23 14   1 4 4 6 14
10 Newcastle United 21 29   6 3 2 23 10   2 2 6 14 17
11 Manchester City 23 28   6 3 3 25 13   1 4 6 10 17
12 Burnley 23 28   8 2 2 22 12   0 2 9 4 26
13 West Bromwich Albion 23 26   4 4 3 11 9   3 1 8 14 29
14 Preston North End 23 25   5 3 3 18 14   2 1 9 8 19
15 Notts. County 23 25   3 4 5 21 19   3 3 5 12 26
16 Liverpool 24 23   5 4 3 21 16   1 1 10 10 22
17 Blackburn Rovers 20 22   6 0 3 20 15   1 1 9 9 29
18 21 13   3 3 4 12 12   0 1 10 9 41