# Team M. W D L goals Dif. Pt.
1 Aston Villa, England Aston Villa 30 21 5 4 73:38 35 47:13
2 Sheffield United, England Sheffield United 30 13 10 7 42:29 13 36:24
3 Derby County, England Derby County 30 16 4 10 70:50 20 36:24
4 Preston North End, England Preston North End 30 11 12 7 55:40 15 34:26
5 Liverpool FC, England Liverpool FC 30 12 9 9 46:38 8 33:27
6 Sheffield Wednesday, England Sheffield Wednesday 30 10 11 9 42:37 5 31:29
7 Everton FC, England Everton FC 30 14 3 13 62:57 5 31:29
8 Bolton Wanderers, England Bolton Wanderers 30 12 6 12 40:43 -3 30:30
9 Bury FC, England Bury FC 30 10 10 10 39:44 -5 30:30
10 Wolverhampton Wanderers, England Wolverhampton Wanderers 30 11 6 13 45:41 4 28:32
11 Nottingham Forest, England Nottingham Forest 30 9 8 13 44:49 -5 26:34
12 West Bromwich Albion, England West Bromwich Albion 30 10 6 14 33:56 -23 26:34
13 Stoke City, England Stoke City 30 11 3 16 48:59 -11 25:35
14 Blackburn Rovers, England Blackburn Rovers 30 11 3 16 35:62 -27 25:35
15 Sunderland AFC, England Sunderland AFC 30 7 9 14 34:47 -13 23:37
16 Burnley FC, England Burnley FC 30 6 7 17 43:61 -18 19:41