() is a Russian association football
club based in Khimki
The team was formed in 1996 by merging two amateur clubs from Khimki
, Rodina, and Novator. Khimki entered the amateur league and played their first official match on 17 May 1996. Of more than 150 amateur teams in the competition, only the champions would be promoted to the Third League. Khimki won the tournament, overcoming Energiya Ulyanovsk in the final match in a penalty shootout.
On 30 January 1997, Khimki became a professional football club. In the Third League regional tournament, Khimki finished second and were promoted to the Second League
Khimki were promoted to the First Division
after the 2000 season. They finished first in the Centre
zone of the Second Division, but lost the promotion play-off to Severstal Cherepovets on away goals. After Severstal refused to play in the First Division, their place was given to Khimki.
In 2005, Khimki had a very good run in the Russian Cup
, reaching the final. They lost the final match 0–1 to CSKA
As of April 4, 2011, according to the .
Out on loan
Had international caps for their respective countries. Players whose name is listed in bold represented their countries while playing for Khimki.