Cleveland Bruell Insurance

Cleveland Bruell Insurance

Cleveland Bruell Insurance, also known as Bruell F.C., Cleveland Bruells, Bruell American Hungarians[1] and the Cleveland Bruell Hungarian-Americans[2] was an early twentieth century U.S. soccer team from Cleveland, Ohio



In 1929, Bruell Insurance joined the newly established Midwest Professional Soccer League. The league lasted only one season but Bruell won the league cup, known as the Triner Cup.[3] Bruell’s greatest success came in the 1930 National Challenge Cup when it lost to the Fall River Marksmen in the final.


National Challenge Cup

  • Runner Up (1): 1930

Triner Cup

  • Winner (1): 1929

Notable players


  1. ^ The Year in American Soccer – 1930
  2. ^ Wangerin, David (2008) (Paperback). Soccer in a Football World: The Story of America’s Forgotten Game. Temple University Press. (ISBN 1-5921-3885-3). 
  3. ^ History of Soccer in Cleveland

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