FC Arsenal-Tula (Russian: ФК «Арсенал» Тула) is a Russian football team from Tula. It played professionally in 1946, 1949 and 1959 to 2006. It played on the second-highest level (Soviet First League and Russian First Division) in 1949, 1959-1962, 1967-1969, 1998-2001 and 2004, where its best result was 5th place in 1969 and 1998. Until 2012 it played in the Amateur Football League. On the 18th of July 2012 Arsenal's participation in the Russian Second Division for the season 2012/2013 was officially confirmed.
Team name history 
- 1946-1958: FC Zenit Tula
- 1959-1961: FC Trud Tula
- 1962-1963: FC Shakhtyor Tula
- 1964-1974: FC Metallurg Tula
- 1975-1979: FC Mashinostroitel Tula
- 1980-1983: FC TOZ Tula
- 1984-2006: FC Arsenal Tula
- 2007: FC Oruzheynik Tula (formed based on the squad and staff of FC Arsenal Tula, but was not a legal successor to Arsenal)
- 2008-2012: FC Arsenal-Tula (formed based on the squad and staff of FC Oruzheynik Tula, but was not a legal successor to Oruzheynik)
- 2012-: FC Arsenal Tula
Current squad 
As of February 27, 2013, according to the RFS website.
Note: Flags indicate national team as has been defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.
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