# Team M. W D L goals Dif. Pt.
1 Sunderland AFC, England Sunderland AFC 30 21 5 4 80:37 43 47:13
2 Everton FC, England Everton FC 30 18 6 6 82:50 32 42:18
3 Aston Villa, England Aston Villa 30 17 5 8 82:43 39 39:21
4 Preston North End, England Preston North End 30 15 5 10 62:46 16 35:25
5 Blackburn Rovers, England Blackburn Rovers 30 11 10 9 59:49 10 32:28
6 Sheffield United, England Sheffield United 30 14 4 12 57:55 2 32:28
7 Nottingham Forest, England Nottingham Forest 30 13 5 12 50:56 -6 31:29
8 Sheffield Wednesday, England Sheffield Wednesday 30 12 4 14 50:55 -5 28:32
9 Burnley FC, England Burnley FC 30 11 4 15 44:56 -12 26:34
10 Bolton Wanderers, England Bolton Wanderers 30 9 7 14 61:62 -1 25:35
11 Wolverhampton Wanderers, England Wolverhampton Wanderers 30 9 7 14 43:63 -20 25:35
12 Small Heath Birmingham, England Small Heath Birmingham 30 9 7 14 50:74 -24 25:35
13 West Bromwich Albion, England West Bromwich Albion 30 10 4 16 51:66 -15 24:36
14 Stoke City, England Stoke City 30 9 6 15 50:67 -17 24:36
15 Derby County, England Derby County 30 7 9 14 45:68 -23 23:37
16 Liverpool FC, England Liverpool FC 30 7 8 15 51:70 -19 22:38