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