FC Yelets (Russian: ФК «Елец») is a Russian football club from Yelets, founded in 1968. In 2009, it played in the Russian Second Division, which is the highest level it ever reached. In the past, the team was called Elta Yelets (1968–1969), Torpedo Yelets (1970–1994) and Lokomotiv Yelets (1995–1997).

FC Yelets
Logo of FC Yelets.gif
Full nameFootball Club Yelets
Founded1968
GroundTrud
Capacity8,800
ChairmanYuri Adonyev
ManagerYuri Adonyev
LeagueAmateur Football League,
Zone Chenozemye
20203

FC Yelets, together with FC Fakel-Voronezh Voronezh were excluded from the Russian Second Division for attempts to bribe and threaten the referee on 18 July 2009.[1] At the time of exclusion (21 August), Fakel were sixth with 31 points from 19 games, while Yelets were 16th with 9 points from 19 games.

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  1. ^ "ФАКЕЛ-ВОРОНЕЖ" И "ЕЛЕЦ" ИСКЛЮЧЕНЫ ИЗ ПРОФЕССИОНАЛЬНОЙ ЛИГИ. НО ИХ "ДЕЛО" НЕ ЗАКРЫТО (in Russian). Sport-Express. 22 August 2009. Retrieved 26 August 2009.