A lot has happened to Brassy since he last played for Burnley which was not much short of five years ago when he came on as a half time substitute for Andy Cooke in a 3-0 home defeat against Preston in March during the promotion season.
It was another year before he left, having had a loan spell at
In all he played 160 league and cup games for the Clarets scoring one goal. Ironically that solitary goal came against
When he joined the Minstermen in March 2001 he could hardly have expected his career to take the path it did. The club were in serious trouble financially and also in a fight to keep
Things didn’t go quite to plan and after a good start they found themselves relegated from the Football League and have so far struggled to make an impact in the Conference. Brassy has given way to Viv Busby although he has continued as a player and is still very much a first team regular.
A popular player at the Turf probably his best season was the 1996/97 season when Adrian Heath played him in the centre of defence.
He can expect to receive a very warm welcome from the Turf Moor crowd.