HOW WOULD THE FOOTBALL LEAGUE TABLES HAVE LOOKED IF....

 

So, how would they have looked if 3 points for a win had been used for the start rather than 2 and goal difference had been used insted of goal average?

 

Here's how highlighted in red below. Enjoy!

 

FOOTBALL LEAGUE 1888 - 1889

Original final League table

2 points for a win and

goal difference

PWDLFAPts.

Goal

avg.

Pts.

Goal

diff.

1.Preston North End2218407415404.93331.Preston North End40+59
2.Aston Villa2212556143291.41862.Aston Villa29+18
3.Wolverhampton Wanderers2212465137281.37843.Wolves28+14
4.Blackburn Rovers2210666645261.46674.Blackburn Rovers26+21
5.Bolton Wanderers22102106359221.06785.Bolton Wanderers22+4
6.West Bromwich Albion22102104046220.86966.West Brom. Alb.22-6
7.Accrington226884848201.007.Accrington200
8.Everton2292113547200.74478.Everton20-12
9.Burnley2273124262170.67749.Burnley17-20
10.Derby County2272134161160.672110.Derby County16-20
11.Notts County225215407312

0.5479

11.

Stoke12-25
12.Stoke2244142651120.509812.Notts County12-33
3 points for a win and goal average      3 points for a win and goal difference
Pts.

Goal

avg.

Pts.

Goal

diff.

1.Preston North End584.93331.Preston North End58

+59

2.Aston Villa511.41862.Aston Villa51+18
3.Wolverhampton Wanderers401.37843.Wolverhampton Wanderers40+14
4.Blackburn Rovers361.46674.Blackburn Rovers36+21
5.Bolton Wanderers321.06785.Bolton Wanderers32+4
6.West Bromwich Albion320.86966.West Bromwich Albion32-6
7.↑ 1Everton290.74477.↑ 1Everton29-12
8.↓ 1Accrington261.008.↓ 1Accrington260
9.Burnley240.67749.Burnley24-20
10.Derby County230.672110.Derby County23-20
11.Notts County170.547911.Notts County17-33
12.Stoke160.509812.Stoke16-25