TODAY, players’ nicknames lack imagination. There are no “Black pearls”, “Nijinskys”, “Maradonas of the Carpathians” or “Ghosts” (for the uninitiated, these players were: Eusebio, Colin Bell, Georgi Hagi and John White). In the 1960s, Alex Young of Everton was dubbed “The Golden Vision” – a near-celestial nickname. It was Tottenham Hotspur’s double-winning captain, Danny Blanchflower, that coined the phrase in tribute to Young. Ironically, it was Young’s Everton that took over from the fabled Spurs team in 1963 as the best team in the land. The team, managed by Harry Catterick, was the product of the so-called “school of science” (yet another nickname), a tag that was given to the club in the 1930s by the legendary Steve Bloomer, who described Everton’s football as…