Pos Team Pld Pts GD Home   Away
  W D L F A   W D L F A
1 Carlisle United 39 74   12 3 5 43 20   10 5 4 33 17
2 Grimsby Town 40 71   12 1 7 34 16   9 7 4 26 24
3 Northampton Town 40 69   9 7 4 25 13   9 8 3 28 20
4 Leyton Orient 40 67   9 5 6 25 20   9 8 3 33 27
5 Wycombe Wanderers 40 65   9 9 3 41 25   7 8 4 25 23
6 Cheltenham Town 40 61   9 5 6 33 27   7 8 5 19 20
7 Peterborough United 40 56   8 7 5 25 16   7 4 9 25 24
8 Lincoln City 40 56   9 7 3 33 17   4 10 7 24 32
9 Bristol Rovers 40 56   7 5 7 24 23   9 3 9 29 35
10 Wrexham 39 54   11 5 4 33 16   3 7 9 22 29
11 39 52   10 6 4 29 21   3 7 9 20 24
12 Mansfield Town 40 51   9 6 5 36 22   4 6 10 21 35
13 Shrewsbury Town 40 51   9 9 3 29 18   4 3 12 17 30
14 40 51   9 7 5 31 28   3 8 8 14 27
15 Notts. County 40 49   7 8 5 26 22   5 5 10 16 31
16 Rochdale 37 45   6 6 6 30 25   6 3 10 27 34
17 Bury 39 45   6 6 7 21 22   5 6 9 17 27
18 Macclesfield Town 39 45   9 8 3 32 23   1 7 11 19 38
19 Oxford United 40 45   6 7 6 20 23   4 8 9 17 25
20 Chester City 39 43   5 5 9 27 27   6 5 9 22 29
21 39 43   5 10 5 29 27   4 6 9 20 40
22 Barnet 39 42   7 7 6 21 21   2 8 9 17 31
23 40 41   8 4 8 22 25   2 7 11 17 39
24 Torquay United 39 39   5 8 5 26 27   4 4 13 16 34