# Team M. W D L goals Dif. Pt.
1 Sheffield United, England Sheffield United 30 17 8 5 56:31 25 42:18
2 Sunderland AFC, England Sunderland AFC 30 16 5 9 43:30 13 37:23
3 Wolverhampton Wanderers, England Wolverhampton Wanderers 30 14 7 9 57:41 16 35:25
4 Everton FC, England Everton FC 30 13 9 8 48:39 9 35:25
5 Sheffield Wednesday, England Sheffield Wednesday 30 15 3 12 51:42 9 33:27
6 Aston Villa, England Aston Villa 30 14 5 11 61:51 10 33:27
7 West Bromwich Albion, England West Bromwich Albion 30 11 10 9 44:45 -1 32:28
8 Nottingham Forest, England Nottingham Forest 30 11 9 10 47:49 -2 31:29
9 Liverpool FC, England Liverpool FC 30 11 6 13 48:45 3 28:32
10 Derby County, England Derby County 30 11 6 13 57:61 -4 28:32
11 Bolton Wanderers, England Bolton Wanderers 30 11 4 15 28:41 -13 26:34
12 Preston North End, England Preston North End 30 8 8 14 35:43 -8 24:36
13 Notts County, England Notts County 30 8 8 14 36:46 -10 24:36
14 Bury FC, England Bury FC 30 8 8 14 39:51 -12 24:36
15 Blackburn Rovers, England Blackburn Rovers 30 7 10 13 39:54 -15 24:36
16 Stoke City, England Stoke City 30 8 8 14 35:55 -20 24:36