Pos Team Pld Pts GD Home Away
W D L F A   W D L F A
1 Newcastle United 34 48 +39   14 1 2 41 12   9 1 7 31 21
2 Everton 34 47 +27   14 2 1 36 11   7 3 7 27 25
3 Manchester City 34 46 +29   14 3 0 46 17   6 3 8 20 20
4 Aston Villa 34 42 +20   11 2 4 32 15   8 2 7 31 28
5 Sunderland 34 40 +16   11 3 3 37 19   5 5 7 23 25
6 Sheffield United 34 40 +8   13 0 4 39 20   6 2 9 25 36
7 Small Heath 34 39 +16   11 1 5 32 17   6 4 7 22 21
8 Preston North End 34 36 +5   9 5 3 28 13   4 5 8 14 24
9 The Wednesday 34 33 +4   10 3 4 39 22   4 2 11 22 35
10 Woolwich Arsenal 34 33 -4   9 5 3 19 12   3 4 10 17 28
11 Derby County 34 32 -11   9 4 4 29 19   3 4 10 8 29
12 Stoke 34 30 -18   10 3 4 26 18   3 1 13 14 40
13 Blackburn Rovers 34 27 -11   9 3 5 28 18   2 2 13 12 33
14 Wolverhampton Wanderers 34 26 -26   10 2 5 30 23   1 2 14 17 50
15 Middlesbrough 34 26 -20   7 3 7 21 24   2 5 10 15 32
16 Nottingham Forest 34 25 -21   5 3 9 24 28   4 4 9 16 33
17 Bury 34 24 -20   8 2 7 34 26   2 2 13 13 41
18 Notts. County 34 18 -33   1 7 9 16 33   4 1 12 20 36