A supporter watches football on TV while holding a beer bottleAcademic survey on alcohol and football

The Football Supporters’ Federation has forwarded us the following text from a group of academics who are researching the links between alcohol and football:

Are you a football fan who regularly attends matches or watches the game on TV?

Would you be willing to take part in a survey on the importance and role of alcohol for football fans in Scotland and England?

Researchers from the universities of Stirling, Loughborough and Edinburgh are running..

A question mark drawn on a chalkboardBetting partner: survey result and next steps

The Dons Trust recently held a ‘temperature test’ survey amongst its members to help determine our approach to a possible partnership between the club/Trust and a betting company.

Previous surveys had suggested that the Trust’s members had a fairly split attitude towards such a tie-up. With a firm proposal on the table, we wanted to explore again members’ attitudes towards the principle of a tie-up in this area.

We asked:

‘Would you be in favour, in principle, of..

Betting partnership consultation underway

Our ‘temperature test’ consultation with members about a possible partnership with a betting company is going live!

Trust members who are on email should have this afternoon (Friday 8 March) received an email from us setting out the proposal and outlining the next steps of our consultation.

The email for them to vote will be sent out tomorrow morning (Saturday 9 March).

Trust members who have requested to receive electronic communications from us but haven’t received the email or don’t..

Potential new club partner

AFC Wimbledon are currently in talks with a betting firm with a view to taking them on as the club’s official betting partner.

The Dons Trust are aware that betting can be a contentious issue and would like to take a “temperature test” of the membership before approving such a deal.

The Dons Trust will shortly be publishing an article and a video providing more details.

Voting will be online, but members who do not have internet access and are..

Membership Survey Results

At the end of last season, the Dons Trust Board asked fans – both Trust members and non-members – to complete a survey. Board member Colin Dipple has been looking at the results. 

Five months ago, the Dons Trust surveyed fans to gather views on DT membership, barriers to membership and what additional benefits people would like to see introduced. We invited current DT members (and lapsed members) as well as non-members to complete the survey, which was also advertised..

Surveys close this week

Two Dons Trust surveys close at the end of this week – don’t miss your opportunity to have your say. Both surveys were launched before the recent SGM.

The elections survey asks how you feel about the current process for elections to the Dons Trust Board. The ethical sponsorship survey seeks your views on whether there are types of sponsorship that we shouldn’t accept given our ethos as a fan-owned, community club.

Both surveys will close on Sunday night (June..

Survey ends on Sunday

Time is running out to have your say in the Dons Trust membership survey. If you’ve yet to respond, please don’t miss the chance to provide your views before the Sunday deadline.

The results from the survey will give the Dons Trust Board a feel for what their current members want and what new members would be looking for. We want to hear from all AFC Wimbledon supporters, regardless of whether or not they’re a current Trust member.

You can complete the survey..

Great response to survey

Nearly 900 AFC Wimbledon fans have already completed our membership survey since it was launched last week – but we want more responses!

The survey explores AFC Wimbledon fans’ views regarding membership of the Trust and is aimed at all supporters, not just current or previous Dons Trust members.

If you haven’t already done so, you can complete the survey online. It runs until Sunday 14 May and should take no more than 5–10 minutes to complete.

Dons Trust board..

Trust survey for all Dons fans

The Dons Trust has launched an online survey to get feedback from all AFC Wimbledon fans about their perceptions of the benefits of being a trust member, and what other membership benefits they might like to receive.

The survey should only take 5–10 minutes to complete and can be completed online. The survey will run until Sunday 14 May.

The results from the survey will give the Dons Trust Board a feel for what its current members want and what..