Pos Team Pld Pts GD Home   Away
  W D L F A   W D L F A
1 Aston Villa 27 56   10 4 1 41 17   7 1 4 24 12
2 Sheffield United 25 52   8 5 0 31 8   6 5 1 17 12
3 Sunderland 24 42   8 2 2 19 6   5 1 6 17 18
4 Wolverhampton Wanderers 24 42   5 4 2 19 11   6 5 2 16 14
5 Nottingham Forest 24 40   10 2 0 32 9   1 5 6 12 23
6 Bury 24 37   10 1 2 25 12   1 3 7 11 20
7 Stoke 24 35   7 3 2 18 11   3 2 7 10 20
8 Derby County 24 33   7 2 4 23 14   2 4 5 9 19
9 Everton 25 32   7 0 4 19 13   2 5 7 13 28
10 Burnley 25 31   9 2 3 26 14   0 2 9 4 26
11 Newcastle United 22 30   6 3 2 23 10   2 3 6 15 18
12 Manchester City 24 28   6 3 3 25 13   1 4 7 12 22
13 Preston North End 24 28   6 3 3 19 14   2 1 9 8 19
14 Liverpool 25 26   6 4 3 26 18   1 1 10 10 22
15 West Bromwich Albion 24 26   4 4 3 11 9   3 1 9 15 32
16 Notts. County 25 25   3 4 5 21 19   3 3 7 14 35
17 Blackburn Rovers 22 23   6 1 3 22 17   1 1 10 11 33
18 24 18   4 3 4 16 14   0 3 10 11 43