Last Saturday on BBC Radio Solent, after Pompey’s drubbing at York, we received a barrage of texts and tweets expressing doubts about manager Guy Whittingham.
‘Too nice’, ‘no plan B’ and ‘bad decision maker’ were the main headlines.
Performances to date have been disappointing. But the real frustration is the realisation that Portsmouth are an average side in League Two, not Guy’s performance as manager.
This season was always about consolidation. Ten weeks ago Pompey had a changing room full of strangers.
It takes time to mould individuals into a cohesive team and you won’t find a better or more loyal man at this level.