# Club J G N D BP BC +/- Pts
1 Manchester United 13 7 4 2 20 12 8 25
2 Wolverhampton 12 7 3 2 27 11 16 24
3 Reading 13 7 3 3 28 19 9 24
4 Southampton FC 13 7 3 3 18 11 7 24
5 Aston Villa 13 6 2 5 20 23 -3 20
6 Newcastle United 13 6 1 6 30 23 7 19
7 Middlesbrough 13 5 2 6 21 24 -3 17
8 Stoke City 13 4 4 5 26 23 3 16
9 West Bromwich Albion 13 3 5 5 17 21 -4 14
10 Fulham FC 12 3 4 5 18 22 -4 13
11 Norwich City 13 3 3 7 16 26 -10 12
12 Sunderland AFC 13 1 2 10 7 33 -26 5