FC Amkar Perm is a Russian football club based in the city of Perm. They currently feature in the Russian Premier League and are the easternmost football club in Europe in top national league.
FC Amkar were originally established on May 5,1993 by workers of Perm Mineral Fertilizers who played the first match in the Cup of Perm city. The name “Amkar” is derived from the words “ammoniac” and “carbamide”, the main products of the factory.
FC Amkar won the Perm Oblast in 1994 and became a professional club in 1995. They have been playing in the Russian Premier League since 2004 and finished fourth in the league in 2008.
FC Amkar Perm play their home matches at the Zvezda Stadium that can accommodate 20,000 spectators. They bear the nickname the Red-Blacks.