Tom Wills Grave Restoration: The Guardian’s Article

Russell Jackson from The Guardian writes about the Tom Wills Grave Restoration Restoration, after spending the morning with the Almanac’s own Phil Dimitriadis. [Another sensitive piece – JTH]

Anastasios (Tom) Dimitriadis and the Tom Wills grave restoration project

What has Tom Dimitriadis got to do with the Tom Wills grave restoration project? Thanks to all of those who have made a contribution already. [This is the text of last Friday’s Almanac e-newsletter]

Tom Wills grave restoration: one of the fathers of football needs our help

Australia’s first sporting legend and the father of Australian football lies in a crumbling grave in a Melbourne cemetery. With a largely unknown but extraordinary life story, Tom Wills deserves a final resting place in better condition. With the blessing of the Wills family, The Footy Almanac is now raising funds to renovate the gravesite.