Pos Team Pld Pts GD Home   Away
  W D L F A   W D L F A
1 Port Vale 16 31   6 2 0 23 4   3 2 3 5 5
2 Mansfield Town 17 31   6 2 0 19 4   3 2 4 11 11
3 Southend United 16 31   4 3 1 16 9   5 1 2 14 13
4 Chester City 15 29   5 2 1 13 3   3 3 1 17 13
5 Colchester United 16 29   5 2 1 17 7   4 0 4 15 14
6 Orient 17 29   4 2 2 16 7   4 3 2 16 15
7 Hartlepool United 16 29   6 1 1 15 7   3 1 4 12 16
8 Swindon Town 15 25   6 0 1 14 6   2 1 5 4 13
9 Rochdale 16 25   6 2 0 17 8   1 2 5 5 18
10 Hereford United 16 24   6 2 0 21 8   1 1 6 6 15
11 Wrexham 16 23   4 3 1 16 11   2 2 4 7 19
12 Tranmere Rovers 17 22   4 0 4 25 13   2 4 3 12 14
13 Northampton Town 17 22   3 3 3 18 13   3 1 4 17 13
14 Stockport County 16 22   2 3 1 11 10   4 1 5 11 16
15 Burnley 17 21   5 0 5 13 13   1 3 3 7 12
16 Peterborough United 16 20   4 3 1 10 6   1 2 5 12 22
17 Crewe Alexandra 17 19   4 3 2 15 11   1 1 6 6 17
18 Aldershot 16 18   4 1 3 17 10   1 2 5 5 16
19 Exeter City 16 18   4 1 3 8 7   0 5 3 7 13
20 Scunthorpe United 17 17   3 3 2 10 7   1 2 6 7 15
21 Preston North End 16 15   4 1 5 17 17   0 2 4 6 16
22 Cambridge United 16 15   4 1 3 16 12   0 2 6 8 25
23 Halifax Town 17 14   3 3 2 13 12   0 2 7 8 18
24 Torquay United 16 11   3 2 3 13 15   0 0 8 2 24