Pos Team Pld Pts GD Home Away
W D L F A   W D L F A
1 Aston Villa 34 50 +42   12 4 1 45 18   10 2 5 32 17
2 Sheffield United 34 48 +30   11 5 1 40 11   7 7 3 23 22
3 Sunderland 34 41 +15   12 2 3 27 9   7 1 9 23 26
4 Wolverhampton Wanderers 34 39 +11   8 4 5 28 16   7 5 5 20 21
5 Newcastle United 34 36 +10   10 5 2 34 15   3 5 9 19 28
6 Derby County 34 36 +2   11 2 4 32 15   3 6 8 13 28
7 Manchester City 34 34 +6   10 3 4 33 15   3 5 9 17 29
8 Nottingham Forest 34 34 +1   12 3 2 42 16   1 5 11 14 39
9 Stoke 34 34 -8   9 5 3 24 15   4 3 10 13 30
10 Liverpool 34 33 +4   9 4 4 31 19   5 1 11 18 26
11 Everton 34 33 -2   11 1 5 30 15   2 6 9 17 34
12 Bury 34 32 -4   12 2 3 29 14   1 4 12 11 30
13 West Bromwich Albion 34 30 -8   8 6 3 27 11   3 2 12 16 40
14 Blackburn Rovers 34 30 -12   12 2 3 38 22   1 2 14 11 39
15 Notts. County 34 29 -14   5 7 5 29 22   4 4 9 17 38
16 Preston North End 34 28 -10   9 3 5 28 20   3 1 13 10 28
17 Burnley 34 27 -20   10 2 5 28 17   1 3 13 6 37
18 34 18 -43   4 6 7 19 22   0 4 13 12 52