Pos Team Pld Pts GD Home   Away
  W D L F A   W D L F A
1 Liverpool 22 44   9 2 1 32 10   5 0 5 19 22
2 Aston Villa 22 39   10 1 2 36 10   2 2 5 6 13
3 The Wednesday 22 39   8 1 2 23 10   4 2 5 11 15
4 Manchester City 21 36   8 1 2 30 10   3 2 5 12 15
5 Sheffield United 22 36   8 1 3 25 14   3 2 5 15 20
6 Blackburn Rovers 20 35   7 2 0 21 4   3 3 5 11 16
7 Derby County 20 35   8 2 1 20 6   3 0 6 6 17
8 Newcastle United 22 34   7 3 3 31 18   3 1 5 15 14
9 Birmingham 22 34   8 1 0 27 3   2 3 8 9 26
10 Preston North End 21 33   7 4 1 22 10   1 5 3 9 13
11 Stoke 23 32   7 3 1 19 6   2 2 8 8 24
12 Everton 21 28   6 0 3 25 14   2 4 6 18 23
13 Notts. County 23 26   4 7 1 24 17   2 1 8 12 30
14 Nottingham Forest 22 25   7 1 2 25 15   0 3 9 9 35
15 Bolton Wanderers 21 24   5 0 4 25 8   1 6 5 20 29
16 Sunderland 21 24   6 1 2 19 12   1 2 9 10 28
17 Bury 22 22   5 2 5 19 19   1 2 7 12 29
18 Woolwich Arsenal 22 20   4 4 2 17 13   1 1 10 11 32
19 Middlesbrough 21 20   5 3 2 21 14   0 2 9 8 34
20 Wolverhampton Wanderers 22 19   4 4 3 17 16   1 0 10 8 43