Resting players and squad rotation: comparing English football and the NBA
Here’s a hypothetical question: Do I, as a Tottenham Hotspur fan, want to see Andre Villas-Boas ‘resting’ Gareth Bale and other key players in a game against Tranmere Rovers in an early round of the Capital One Cup? The answer to that question is, yes. The reason for this answer is simple: it is crucial that the club can squad rotate for more important competitions (and I happen to be a Rovers fan as well!).
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Tom is an associate specialising in commercial and corporate matters in the sports, entertainment and broadcasting sectors. At onside law, Tom regularly advises the England and Wales Cricket Board, the Lawn Tennis Association and the French Tennis Federation, as well as numerous prominent names in the world of golf.