Pos Team Pld Pts GD Home   Away
  W D L F A   W D L F A
1 Middlesbrough 19 39   8 1 1 20 6   4 2 3 10 10
2 Tranmere Rovers 19 35   8 2 0 26 11   2 3 4 7 11
3 Wolverhampton Wanderers 20 34   7 1 2 22 11   3 3 4 14 12
4 Grimsby Town 20 31   6 3 1 18 9   2 4 4 11 15
5 Reading 19 31   4 3 2 9 5   5 1 4 13 13
6 Sheffield United 20 29   6 2 2 17 8   2 3 5 14 15
7 Bolton Wanderers 19 29   6 2 1 17 5   2 3 5 14 19
8 Luton Town 20 29   2 2 6 14 18   6 3 1 17 11
9 Barnsley 19 29   5 3 1 12 5   3 2 5 8 15
10 Watford 20 28   5 4 1 14 9   2 3 5 8 15
11 Southend United 20 28   7 1 2 14 7   1 3 6 7 24
12 Derby County 20 27   4 4 2 13 8   3 2 5 9 11
13 Stoke City 20 27   5 2 3 18 10   2 4 4 5 15
14 Oldham Athletic 20 26   5 3 2 15 9   2 2 6 10 16
15 Sunderland 20 25   1 6 3 8 10   4 4 2 14 8
16 Port Vale 19 24   5 2 3 15 10   1 4 4 7 13
17 Burnley 19 24   2 5 2 12 11   3 4 3 9 12
18 Charlton Athletic 19 23   3 3 4 14 14   2 5 2 15 16
19 Millwall 20 22   4 4 2 17 12   1 3 6 8 16
20 Swindon Town 20 22   5 4 2 16 12   1 0 8 10 21
21 West Bromwich Albion 20 21   5 2 2 11 8   0 4 7 7 20
22 Bristol City 19 19   3 3 4 9 14   2 1 6 7 13
23 Portsmouth 20 19   2 3 5 10 16   2 4 4 10 16
24 Notts. County 19 15   2 4 3 12 14   1 2 7 8 16