The Fine & Ancient Art of Keepy-Uppy

Steve O’Neill practices the ancient art of Keepy-Uppy in his backyard…

keepy uppy

The law of going up the recce states: “Should there be six available players or more then they shall be divided into teams accordingly on a pitch size determined by the two captains. Should there be five then they shall play Cuppies – two teams of two and one goalkeeper and one goal. Should there be three or under then they shall play Keepy-Uppy.”
It takes two minutes to understand the rules of Keepy-Uppy and a lifetime to get past 50.
The ball cannot touch the ground and should be constantly propelled upwards by feet, knees, thigh, chest or head.
One summer we did virtually nothing else and managed a glorious 72.

What was your record?
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