THIRTY years ago, if you named the top six clubs in England, Everton would have been among them, despite the era belonging to their neighbours Liverpool. Traditionally, Everton were one of the blue riband institutions, but in the Premier League era, they have been unable to compete for major honours. In fact, the last piece of silverware won by the Goodison Park-based club was in 1995 – nothing in 24 years, repeating the leanest spell in the club’s history when Everton were potless from 1939 to 1963. This current period is arguably worse, and certainly more frustrating, for the second world war got in the way in the 1940s. Everton have become so exiled from the top six that seventh position in the Premier…