Pos Team Pld Pts GD Home Away
W D L F A   W D L F A
1 Liverpool 34 45 +24   12 2 3 36 13   7 5 5 23 22
2 Sunderland 34 43 +31   12 3 2 43 11   3 10 4 14 15
3 Notts. County 34 40 +8   13 2 2 39 18   5 2 10 15 28
4 Nottingham Forest 34 39 +17   10 4 3 32 14   6 3 8 21 22
5 Bury 34 39 +16   11 3 3 31 10   5 4 8 22 27
6 Newcastle United 34 38 +5   10 5 2 27 13   4 5 8 15 24
7 Everton 34 37 +13   10 4 3 37 17   6 1 10 18 25
8 The Wednesday 34 36 +10   13 2 2 38 16   0 8 9 14 26
9 Blackburn Rovers 34 33 -8   9 4 4 24 18   3 5 9 15 29
10 Bolton Wanderers 34 33 -16   10 5 2 21 12   3 2 12 18 43
11 Manchester City 34 32 -10   12 3 2 32 16   1 3 13 16 42
12 Derby County 34 31 +13   10 4 3 43 18   2 3 12 12 24
13 Wolverhampton Wanderers 34 31 -16   6 10 1 21 15   3 3 11 18 40
14 Sheffield United 34 31 -17   8 4 5 22 23   4 3 10 13 29
15 Aston Villa 34 30 -6   8 5 4 32 18   2 5 10 13 33
16 Stoke 34 27 -11   8 3 6 23 15   3 2 12 23 42
17 Preston North End 34 25 -26   6 4 7 29 30   3 3 11 20 45
18 West Bromwich Albion 34 22 -27   4 4 9 21 27   3 4 10 14 35