Blog: Troubled times at Portman Road

IT is easy to forget who the most important people at Portman Road are.

It’s not the players who arrive in their exquisite cars, for fleeting hours here and there.

Or the manager who has an office at the ground but prefers to be at his training base in the green fields on the edge of Ipswich.

Or the chief executive who says all the right things and charms the Suffolk powerbrokers with a blend of stories of his own Olympic glories past and Town’s deep history.

Or the press who arrive to do a generally-supportive job; or the loyal ITFC servants who toil behind the scenes for a tiny fraction of what the stars earn...

- Read more, and have your say, in Nigel Pickover’s ITFC blog. Click the link to the right of this text to read the full post.