Shaun Brisley

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Shaun Brisley
Personal information
Full name Shaun Richard Brisley
Date of birth (1990-05-06) 6 May 1990 (age 26)
Place of birth Macclesfield, England
Height 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Carlisle United
Number 15
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2007–2012 Macclesfield Town 124 (6)
2012 Peterborough United (loan) 11 (0)
2012–2016 Peterborough United 67 (1)
2014–2015 Scunthorpe United (loan) 7 (0)
2015 Northampton Town (loan) 5 (1)
2016 Leyton Orient (loan) 15 (1)
2016- Carlisle United 0 (0)

* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 15:34, 13 May 2016 (UTC).


Shaun Richard Brisley (born 6 May 1990) is an English footballer who currently plays as a defender for League Two club Carlisle United.

Career[edit]

Macclesfield Town[edit]

Shaun attended local Macclesfield schools: Ivy Bank Primary school and later Henbury High School.[1]

A product of the youth system at home town club Macclesfield Town, Brisley made his professional debut for the club on 1 March 2008 in a 1–1 draw with Notts County.[2] One month later, he scored his first two goals for the club in a 2–1 victory over Accrington Stanley.

Brisley signed a two-year deal in the summer of 2008, and following two successful seasons was offered a further two-year contract in the summer of 2010, but chose to sign only a one-year deal. In August 2010, Brisley suffered a hip injury which required surgery, keeping him out of action for four months.[3] Brisley signed a new 2-year deal with Macclesfield at the end of the 2010/11 season keeping him under contract at The Moss Rose until May 2013.

Peterborough United[edit]

On 9 February 2012, it was announced Brisley would join Championship side Peterborough United on loan with a view to a permanent deal? He scored in Peterborough United's 3-1 win over Chesterfield in the League trophy final. But his first and last league goal was in a 3-1 defeat to Sheffield United .[4]

On 27 January 2016, he signed on loan with Leyton Orient until the end of the 2015–16 season.[5]

Carlisle United[edit]

On 4 July 2016, Brisley signed a two-year deal with Carlisle United taking the number 15 shirt.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Macc's hometown hero". Macclesfield Express. 2008-04-02. Retrieved 2011-10-15. 
  2. ^ "Macclesfield 1-1 Notts County". BBC Sport. 2008-03-01. Retrieved 2010-09-29. 
  3. ^ "Macclesfield Town's Shaun Brisley needs hip operation". BBC Sport. 29 September 2010. Retrieved 5 March 2011. 
  4. ^ "Peterborough United to sign Macclesfield Town's Brisley". BBC Sport. 9 February 2012. Retrieved 16 February 2012. 
  5. ^ "Os bring in Brisley". Leyton Orient F.C. 27 January 2016. 

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