IT IS true what they say: the rich and powerful rise to the top, the also-rans struggle for scraps from the table. The Premier League, in 2017-18, generated record revenues of £ 4.8 billion, an increase of 6% over the 2016-17 season. While this hints at a healthy, affluent league, it should be noted that the gap between the top six clubs and the rest is very significant, a gulf that is also mirrored in the points generated by the elite clubs in 2028-19. The top six clubs by revenue will surprise nobody, but what is alarming is the difference between the sixth highest club by income, Tottenham (£ 428 million) and seventh-placed Everton (£ 212 million). Align that with the 2018-19 points tally…