The LFP Board has agreed on the calendar for the 2017-18 season.
The first round of matches in the 2017-18 Ligue 1 season will be played over the weekend of August 4, 5 and 6 with the final day of the campaign pencilled in for Saturday, May 19, 2018.
The Ligue 2 season will get underway on Friday, July 28 and will conclude on Friday, May 18, 2018. The final of the Coupe de la Ligue will be played on Saturday, March 31, 2018.
As agreed by the LFP and the French Football Federation (FFF), no games will be played on Saturday, May 5 as a mark of respect to the victims of the Furiani disaster. The calendar will be made official once it has been validated by the Executive Committee of the FFF.