The Jersey Football Association (Jersey FA) is the body that governs and co-ordinates football in Jersey in compliances with the Football Association Rules and regulations.

Who Are The Jersey FA

The Jersey FA is neither a member of UEFA or FIFA. Instead is an affiliated regional FA of the English Football Association (FA). Jersey the Jersey FA  maintains the status of an English county or region, despite the fact that Jersey is a Crown dependency, separate from the United Kingdom. The Jersey FA is responsible for the governance of all football in the island in accordance with the rules and regulations of the football association.

On the island the Jersey FA run Island representative sides at, U12, U14, U16, U18, U21, Women and Senior Men level. The Jersey FA also run the Capita Centre of Excellence and Player Development Centre that produce an elite talent pathway for our senior representative teams. Finally the Jersey FA run a number of community based activities including Fun Weeks, After schools sessions and Free fun Nights for Girls.

The Jersey FA do not co-ordinate the league football in any way, that is the role of the Jersey Football Combination, we only assist in the governance ensuring the game is played in accordance with best practice.

The Jersey FA are made up of six full time staff responsible for the administration and governance of over 2,500 footballers.

What Do The Jersey FA Do?

we here at the Jersey FA are dedicated to developing Grassroots Football at every level. as part of the FA National Game Strategy 2015-2019 clearly defines how Football will be delivered through the following areas:

• Growth and Retention
• Raising Standards
• Better Players
• Running the Game
• Workforce Development (Coaches, Volunteers and Referees)
• Facility Development

So what does that mean for Jersey and how is Jersey FA working to develop a better playing environment, more teams, qualified coaches and governing the game?

Our aim in partnership with The FA is:

1. Grow and Retain the number of Football Teams within Jersey by working closely with existing Clubs, new partners and communities.

2. Raise standards within the Game by creating a safe, child friendly environment through the FA Charter Standard Program, and Welfare and Safeguarding program.

3. Creating Better Players through a number of projects . This area is not only about the players but also creating more and better coaches to deliver sessions at grassroots level through the FA Coaching pathway.

4. Governing the Game by providing support and guidance in relation to regulations, sanctions, discipline and implementing the standard code of rules. We aim to provide a high quality service to all our members and customer service is one of our number one priorities to be effective and efficient.

5. Volunteers, Coaches and Referees are the lifeblood of our Sport and without the work that you all do we would not be able to deliver the programme and projects within the Game. Jersey FA aims to provide a quality Coach and Referee Education programme, provide bursaries in relation to Coach Education where possible and also support Volunteers into the Game.

6. By working with Education Sport & Culture and the Football Foundation we aim to support all Facility Development programmes having quality facilities means that players, coaches, referees and volunteers enjoy their experience within the game.

For a list of Contacts at the Jersey FA visit the Contact Us page.