NILES, Ohio (WYTV) – The Brawlers will not be playing professional football in the Mahoning Valley this fall as previously planned, according to a press release sent from team management Monday.
The Fall Experimental Football League cited “unfortunate and unforeseen circumstances at the league level.” The team was set to play three games at Eastwood Field beginning October 3.
“We are extremely disappointed that the FXFL has made the decision to cease operation of the Mahoning Valley Brawlers,” Jordan Taylor, Vice President HWS Baseball said. “It is unfortunate the league has run into recent financial and budgetary issues that has caused this course of action.”
Taylor also said that his team had worked hard to promote the team and thought that the team would be successful.
All purchased tickets will be refunded at the Mahoning Valley Scrappers front office beginning Thursday, October 1 at 10 a.m.