KEEP IT UP! Wetherby Athletic’s Jordan Emsley

The search for the top local keepy-uppy continues and this week’s entrant is Wetherby Athltic midfielder Jordan Emsley.

The midfielder was full of confidence before giving the Keep It Up challenge a go.

But was his confidence purely masking poor skills, or could the Athletic star overturn Harrogate Town defender Leigh Franks’ lead at the top of the table.

Click play to watch the video.


88 - Leigh Franks, Harrogate Town

32 - Adam Bolder, Harrogate Town

32 - Josh Buckley, Wetherby Athletic

29 - Colin Hunter, Harrogate Railway

28 - Liam Hardy, Harrogate Town

27 - Craig Nelthorpe, Harrogate Town

19 - Danny Matthews, Harrogate RUFC

13 - Lee Ashforth, Harrogate Railway

7 - Rob Youhill, Harrogate Railway

3 - Jed Vale, Wetherby Athletic

Watch Brazilian Soccer School teenage sensation Brandon Thompson rack up 2713 tennis ball kick-ups

The rules:

Each sportsmen tells the camera who they are.

They receive a tennis ball.

They have to keep the tennis ball in the air with use of their head, thighs, feet, and any other limb bar their hands.

Each player has three goes.

When the ball hits the floor for the third time, it’s curtains.

Their score goes onto the leaderboard.

The player with the most is the winner.

Fancy having a go? Email your videos to to see if you make the leaderboard.