In their meeting on June 18, 2015, the LFP's Administrative Council ratified the match calendar for Ligue 1's season 2015-16. The campaign will kick off on Friday, August 7, as champions Paris Saint-Germain travel to LOSC Lille.
New Paris Saint-Germain recruit Benjamin Stambouli was over the moon after collecting the Trophée des Champions in his first official appearance for his new club since leaving Tottenham Hotspur earlier in the summer.
Olympique de Marseille midfielder Romain Alessandrini felt that his side's 2-0 friendly win at home to Italian giants Juventus on Saturday was exactly what was needed less than a week away from the resumption of Ligue 1 duties.
Montpellier boss Rolland Courbis declared that he is looking for his side to clinch the Europa League qualification they narrowly missed out on last season - despite the considerable summer transfer action at the club.
Olympique Lyonnais coach Hubert Fournier has extended his contract with last season's Ligue 1 runners-up, signing on until 2017 with his coaching staff also opting to extend their stay at the seven-time champions.