Pos Team Pld Pts GD Home Away
W D L F A   W D L F A
1 Sunderland 34 44 +15   12 3 2 32 14   7 3 7 18 21
2 Everton 34 41 +18   11 2 4 31 11   6 5 6 22 24
3 Newcastle United 34 37 +14   11 3 3 41 14   3 6 8 7 20
4 Blackburn Rovers 34 36 +4   12 2 3 36 16   3 4 10 16 32
5 Nottingham Forest 34 35 0   11 4 2 32 13   2 5 10 11 30
6 Derby County 34 35 -2   11 5 1 26 10   2 4 11 13 31
7 Bury 34 34 +6   11 5 1 31 9   2 3 12 13 29
8 Aston Villa 34 34 +2   9 5 3 27 13   4 3 10 15 27
9 The Wednesday 34 34 -4   9 5 3 30 14   4 3 10 18 38
10 Sheffield United 34 33 +5   10 5 2 38 13   3 2 12 15 35
11 Liverpool 34 32 +4   8 3 6 28 16   2 9 6 14 22
12 Bolton Wanderers 34 32 -5   10 6 1 38 17   2 2 13 13 39
13 Notts. County 34 32 -6   12 2 3 44 19   2 2 13 7 38
14 Wolverhampton Wanderers 34 32 -11   12 3 2 32 13   1 3 13 14 44
15 Grimsby Town 34 32 -16   11 3 3 33 16   2 3 12 11 44
16 Stoke 34 31 -10   10 4 3 31 12   1 5 11 14 43
17 Small Heath 34 30 +2   8 5 4 31 14   3 3 11 16 31
18 Manchester City 34 28 -16   10 3 4 28 17   1 3 13 14 41