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English First Division 1896/1897

Historical league standings at 16th April 1897

  Home Away Overall  
# Team Pl W D L F A W D L F A W D L F A Pts GA
1 Aston Villa 27 8 3 2 28 16 10 2 2 36 22 18 5 4 64 38 41 1.68
2 Sheffield United 30 6 4 5 22 16 7 6 2 20 13 13 10 7 42 29 36 1.45
3 Preston North End 28 8 4 1 35 18 3 8 4 20 19 11 12 5 55 37 34 1.49
4 Derby County 28 10 2 2 45 21 5 2 7 23 28 15 4 9 68 49 34 1.39
5 Liverpool 30 7 6 2 25 10 5 3 7 21 28 12 9 9 46 38 33 1.21
6 Bolton Wanderers 29 7 3 5 22 18 5 3 6 18 21 12 6 11 40 39 30 1.03
7 The Wednesday 29 8 4 2 27 11 1 7 7 13 26 9 11 9 40 37 29 1.08
8 Bury 28 7 5 3 25 15 2 5 6 12 26 9 10 9 37 41 28 0.90
9 Everton 27 7 1 5 35 24 5 2 7 19 28 12 3 12 54 52 27 1.04
10 Wolverhampton W'drs. 28 5 4 5 22 14 5 2 7 19 22 10 6 12 41 36 26 1.14
11 Nottingham Forest 30 8 3 4 30 16 1 5 9 14 33 9 8 13 44 49 26 0.90
12 West Bromwich Albion 29 7 2 6 18 16 3 4 7 12 34 10 6 13 30 50 26 0.60
13 Stoke 30 8 3 4 30 18 3 0 12 18 41 11 3 16 48 59 25 0.81
14 Blackburn Rovers 29 8 1 6 27 25 3 2 9 8 34 11 3 15 35 59 25 0.59
15 Sunderland 30 4 6 5 21 21 3 3 9 13 26 7 9 14 34 47 23 0.72
16 Burnley 30 4 5 6 25 25 2 2 11 18 36 6 7 17 43 61 19 0.70
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