Griezmann could become second Atleti player ever to make the podium

Griezmann, Koke and Godín nominated for Ballon d’Or

Antoine Griezmann, Koke and Diego Godín have received nominations for the prestigious Ballon d’Or award for 2016, it was revealed on Monday.

The Atlético Madrid trio are part of a 30-man shortlist, with the winner set to be announced by France Football magazine on December 13th.

Atleti won 3-0 in the Pizjuán last season

Match preview: Sevilla vs. Atlético

Still undefeated in all competitions and off to their best start since the 2013-14 title-winning season, Atlético Madrid are back in La Liga action at Sevilla on Sunday.

The red and whites will be looking for another win to maintain their place at the top of the table, but are in for a tough game against a side that are in good form under new manager Jorge Sampaoli.

Filipe has enjoyed a spectacular start to the season

Player Of The Month – September

Atlético Madrid started the 2016/17 season slowly with two draws in their first two matches, but have since seen an upturn in form and now sit top of La Liga and their Champions League group.

Not everybody in the squad can claim to have performed right from the get go against Alavés back in August, but one player who has impressed all season long is Filipe Luís.

Gabi will lead Atleti out at La Peineta

Gabi renews Atlético contract until 2018

Atlético Madrid announced on Friday that Gabi Fernández has renewed his contract with the club and will remain in red and white until June 2018.

The captain’s original contract was due to run out next summer, but he has extended for another year and will walk team team out for the first game at La Peineta next season.

La Peineta is scheduled to open in time for the 2017/18 season

La Peineta: Your guide to Atlético’s new stadium

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ll know that Atlético Madrid are scheduled to move into La Peineta, their new 67,000 stadium in the east of the city, for the 2017/18 season.

With work on the new arena progressing rapidly, the time has almost come for the rojiblancos to make the long awaited move from the Vicente Calderón, which celebrated it’s 50th birthday earlier in the week.

Augusto was forced off in Sunday's win over Deporivo

Augusto undergoes knee surgery after rupturing ACL

Augusto Fernández was operated with success at the FREMAP Clinic in Majadahonda on Tuesday after rupturing the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee on Sunday.

The 30 year-old, who signed last January to replace Tiago after his broken leg, faces a lengthy spell on the sidelines and may not play again this season with an estimated recovery period of up to 9 months.

FIFA headquarters in Zurich

Atlético’s transfer ban upheld after FIFA reject appeal

Atlético Madrid and Real Madrid will face a two-window transfer ban after FIFA rejected their respective appeals, the world footballing governing body announced on Thursday.

The ban is in relation to breaches of rules on signing players under the age of 18. The rojiblancos have been fined €822,000 and have 90 days to ‘regularise the situation’ of all minor players concerned.

Atleti still looking for their first win of 2016/17

Simeone leaves the door open on Inter rumours

The media frenzy around Atlético Madrid continues as coach Diego Simeone has been something of the club’s lightning rod in the wake of his side’s poor start to the 16/17 campaign.

Atleti has started the season with just one point in two consecutive games against newly promoted sides Alavés and Leganés, and many have questioned whether Simeone’s demands are now falling on deaf ears.

Knee injury means Cerci will be on the sidelines until November at least

Atleti name Alessio Cerci in Champions League squad

There were no new arrivals at the Vicente Calderón on transfer deadline day, but there was still drama as Atlético Madrid failed to offload flop signing Alessio Cerci.

Last year it was Raúl García, and in previous seasons we’ve seen the likes of Diego Forlán, Heitinga and Jurado depart on the final day of the window. However, this could even surpass Heitingazo in terms of peculiarity.

Two familiar rivals for Atleti in the Champions League

Atlético handed tough Champions League draw

Atlético Madrid will play against Bayern Munich, PSV Eindhoven and FC Rostov in the group stages of the UEFA Champions League this season.

The draw took place in the Grimaldi Forum in Monaco on Thursday evening, with the red and whites placed into Group D alongside three very difficult opponents.