Pos Team Pld Pts GD Home   Away
  W D L F A   W D L F A
1 Sheffield United 17 41   7 2 0 23 5   5 3 0 12 7
2 Aston Villa 17 36   6 2 1 22 8   5 1 2 18 9
3 Sunderland 14 28   5 0 1 12 2   4 1 3 10 8
4 Bury 14 26   7 0 1 18 8   1 2 3 6 11
5 Stoke 16 26   6 1 2 13 9   2 1 4 7 10
6 Wolverhampton Wanderers 14 23   3 1 1 12 4   3 4 2 9 11
7 Manchester City 14 22   6 1 1 20 6   1 0 5 8 13
8 Nottingham Forest 14 22   5 1 0 16 6   1 3 4 9 16
9 West Bromwich Albion 15 20   3 2 2 9 7   3 0 5 9 17
10 Newcastle United 14 19   3 3 1 11 2   2 1 4 9 10
11 Derby County 13 17   4 1 3 14 8   1 1 3 2 9
12 Burnley 15 17   5 1 2 11 7   0 1 6 3 18
13 Blackburn Rovers 13 15   4 0 2 15 9   1 0 6 5 16
14 Everton 14 15   3 0 3 10 8   1 3 4 7 14
15 Liverpool 16 13   2 3 3 11 13   1 1 6 7 14
16 Notts. County 16 12   2 2 5 15 17   1 1 5 6 23
17 13 10   2 3 1 8 5   0 1 6 5 24
18 Preston North End 15 9   2 2 3 6 11   0 1 7 3 16