FC Khimik-Arsenal (Russian: «Химик-Арсенал») is a Russian football team from Novomoskovsk. It played professionally from 1954 to 1979, from 1993 to 2007 and again from the 2017–18 season. They played on the second-highest level in the Soviet First League from 1954 to 1979, where their best result was 2nd place in Zone 1 in 1970. They are a farm-club for FC Arsenal Tula.
As of 12 August 2020, according to the PFL website
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Team name historyEdit
- 1954–1955: FC Shakhtyor Stalinogorsk (Novomoskovsk was called Stalinogorsk at the time)
- 1956–1957: FC Shakhtyor Mosbass (Mosbass was a regional subdivision of Moscow Oblast that Stalinogorsk was a capital of at the time)
- 1958: FC Trud Stalinogorsk
- 1959–1960: FC Shakhtyor Stalinogorsk
- 1961–1992: FC Khimik Novomoskovsk
- 1993–2009: FC Don Novomoskovsk
- 2010–2019: FC Khimik Novomoskovsk
- 2019–p.d: FC Khimik-Arsenal