Pos Team Pld Pts GD Home Away
W D L F A   W D L F A
1 Liverpool 38 51 +33   14 3 2 49 15   9 2 8 30 31
2 Preston North End 38 47 +15   12 5 2 36 15   5 8 6 18 24
3 The Wednesday 38 44 +11   12 5 2 40 20   6 3 10 23 32
4 Newcastle United 38 43 +26   12 4 3 49 23   6 3 10 25 25
5 Manchester City 38 43 +19   11 2 6 46 23   8 3 8 27 31
6 Bolton Wanderers 38 41 +14   13 1 5 51 22   4 6 9 30 45
7 Birmingham 38 41 +6   14 2 3 49 20   3 5 11 16 39
8 Aston Villa 38 40 +16   13 2 4 51 19   4 4 11 21 37
9 Blackburn Rovers 38 40 +2   10 5 4 34 18   6 3 10 20 34
10 Stoke 38 39 -1   12 5 2 41 15   4 2 13 13 40
11 Everton 38 37 +4   12 1 6 44 30   3 6 10 26 36
12 Woolwich Arsenal 38 37 -2   12 4 3 43 21   3 3 13 19 43
13 Sheffield United 38 36 -5   10 4 5 33 23   5 2 12 24 39
14 Sunderland 38 35 -9   13 2 4 40 21   2 3 14 21 49
15 Derby County 38 35 -19   10 5 4 27 16   4 2 13 12 42
16 Notts. County 38 34 -16   8 9 2 34 21   3 3 13 21 50
17 Bury 38 32 -17   8 5 6 30 26   3 5 11 27 48
18 Middlesbrough 38 31 -15   10 4 5 41 23   0 7 12 15 48
19 Nottingham Forest 38 31 -21   11 2 6 40 27   2 3 14 18 52
20 Wolverhampton Wanderers 38 23 -41   7 5 7 38 28   1 2 16 20 71