Pos Team Pld Pts GD Home Away
W D L F A   W D L F A
1 Sheffield United 30 42 +25   9 4 2 27 14   8 4 3 29 17
2 Sunderland 30 37 +13   12 2 1 27 8   4 3 8 16 22
3 Wolverhampton Wanderers 30 35 +16   10 4 1 36 14   4 3 8 21 27
4 Everton 30 35 +9   11 3 1 33 12   2 6 7 15 27
5 The Wednesday 30 33 +9   12 0 3 39 15   3 3 9 12 27
6 Aston Villa 30 33 +10   12 1 2 47 21   2 4 9 14 30
7 West Bromwich Albion 30 32 -1   8 5 2 25 16   3 5 7 19 29
8 Nottingham Forest 30 31 -2   7 5 3 30 19   4 4 7 17 30
9 Liverpool 30 28 +3   7 4 4 27 16   4 2 9 21 29
10 Derby County 30 28 -4   10 3 2 40 19   1 3 11 17 42
11 Bolton Wanderers 30 26 -13   9 2 4 18 13   2 2 11 10 28
12 Preston North End 30 24 -8   7 5 3 26 15   1 3 11 9 28
13 Notts. County 30 24 -10   4 6 5 23 23   4 2 9 13 23
14 Bury 30 24 -12   8 3 4 25 19   0 5 10 14 32
15 Blackburn Rovers 30 24 -15   4 7 4 20 22   3 3 9 19 32
16 Stoke 30 24 -20   8 3 4 21 14   0 5 10 14 41