The Island’s Football Association submitted a 144-page application in December as they seek recognition at international level, and there were early hopes that Jersey’s call would be heard at Uefa’s Ordinary Congress in Budapest on 3 May.
JFA president Phil Austin had expected chief officials from Geneva to visit this spring, but formal discussions are now expected to be delayed.
‘We would have liked the visit to have come before the end of this season, but we’re now sensing it will be after the summer,’ said Austin. ‘While it is of great significance to us, on the scale of things we are somewhere down on their radar.’
Full story in Wednesday’s JEP.