Pos Team Pld Pts GD Home   Away
  W D L F A   W D L F A
1 Sheffield United 13 31   5 1 1 20 11   5 0 1 11 8
2 Manchester City 13 28   5 1 1 12 6   4 0 2 11 9
3 The Wednesday 14 28   5 1 0 10 3   3 3 2 8 7
4 Aston Villa 14 26   7 0 0 20 4   1 2 4 7 15
5 Sunderland 14 25   6 0 1 20 5   2 1 4 9 18
6 Newcastle United 14 25   6 1 1 14 6   2 0 4 9 13
7 Wolverhampton Wanderers 13 24   6 0 0 10 4   2 0 5 8 19
8 Everton 14 23   6 0 2 19 8   1 2 3 6 8
9 Nottingham Forest 14 21   3 0 3 9 8   3 3 2 20 14
10 Stoke 14 19   6 0 2 29 12   0 1 5 4 13
11 Middlesbrough 13 17   5 0 2 20 8   0 2 4 6 13
12 Notts. County 15 16   4 1 3 12 14   1 0 6 5 19
13 Blackburn Rovers 14 15   3 2 1 9 5   1 1 6 7 17
14 Liverpool 14 13   3 1 2 10 10   1 0 7 12 21
15 West Bromwich Albion 14 13   1 4 2 6 7   2 0 5 5 13
16 Bury 14 12   2 2 2 9 9   0 4 4 11 17
17 Derby County 14 11   3 2 3 20 18   0 0 6 5 14
18 Small Heath 15 9   1 3 3 9 12   1 0 7 6 20