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Whole Game Solution Survey Results

21 September 2016

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Last week we asked Spireites supporters to fill in a survey to give their views of the EFL's proposal for a Whole Game Solution.

After receiving 577 responses we can reveal the results, which can be viewed below. For more information on the Whole Game Solution, click here.

1. Do you think the EFL needs to be restructured?

- Yes, the EFL requires restructuring                          15%
- No, the EFL does not need restructuring                   85%

2. Would you support the expansion of the EFL to 80 teams (from its current 72)?

- Yes, I would support this expansion                        20%
- No, I would not support this expansion                   80%

3. If new teams were introduced to the EFL pyramid, where should they come from?

- The National League                                             96%
- Premier League under 23 or B teams                       0%
- Teams from Scotland or Wales                                4%

4. Do you think there are too many fixtures for Chesterfield in a current EFL season?
- Yes, there are currently too many games               9%
- No, there are not too many current games             91%

5. Would you like there to be less midweek games for Chesterfield?

- Yes, it would be better if there were less midweek games    16%
- No, I would not want a reduction in midweek games            84%

6. Should regionalisation into north/south divisions be considered?

- Yes, regionalisation should be considered               25%
- No, regionalisation should not be considered          75%

7. Would you support the introduction of a winter break?

- Yes, I would support a winter break                       23%
- No, I would not support a winter break                   77%

8. Do you think rounds of the FA Cup should be moved to midweek?

- Yes, they could be moved to midweek                    14%
- No, they should not be moved to midweek              86%

9. Should FA Cup replays be scrapped?

- Yes, they should be scrapped                                40%
- No, replays should remain                                     60%

10. What should happen to the Checkatrade Trophy (EFL Trophy) in the future?

- Continue with the competition as it is, with Premier League and Championship sides    6%
- Revert to only having League One and Two clubs                                                    77%
- Scrap the competition                                                                                           17%

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