Pos Team Pld Pts GD Home   Away
  W D L F A   W D L F A
1 Manchester United 24 57   11 1 0 31 12   7 2 3 28 15
2 The Wednesday 25 47   11 0 3 42 18   4 2 5 16 17
3 Newcastle United 26 44   8 2 2 29 13   4 6 4 21 20
4 Everton 24 37   7 3 1 24 13   4 1 8 20 27
5 Bury 26 37   6 3 3 20 13   4 4 6 23 30
6 Manchester City 24 36   8 3 0 24 10   2 3 8 21 30
7 Preston North End 27 36   6 6 2 26 16   3 3 7 13 24
8 Bristol City 25 34   6 4 3 21 17   3 3 6 21 27
9 Middlesbrough 27 34   7 2 4 17 11   2 5 7 14 22
10 Notts. County 27 34   8 2 5 20 12   1 5 6 9 21
11 Bolton Wanderers 26 33   6 2 4 21 18   4 1 9 13 23
12 Chelsea 26 33   6 1 5 21 24   4 2 8 16 26
13 Aston Villa 25 32   4 6 4 28 22   4 2 5 13 21
14 Sheffield United 26 32   6 5 3 20 16   2 3 7 18 28
15 Liverpool 23 31   7 1 4 27 15   2 3 6 13 19
16 Woolwich Arsenal 26 31   6 5 2 23 14   2 2 9 12 34
17 Sunderland 26 30   7 2 5 36 26   2 1 9 14 30
18 Nottingham Forest 25 28   5 5 1 25 14   1 5 8 13 29
19 Blackburn Rovers 25 28   7 4 1 23 15   0 3 10 10 31
20 Birmingham 25 27   4 4 5 16 19   2 5 5 10 20