The Mayor of Essendon Returns

In a fairly corny piece put together by Seven Nightly News in 1993, Mark Thompson was named “the new Mayor of Essendon” for a day, after captaining the Essendon Football Club to the 1993 AFL premiership.

With the return of Thompson to Windy Hill in December as the senior assistant to new head coach James Hird, after a successful eleven season stint as the coach of the Geelong Cats, the mayor in returning to his throne.

Welcome home Bomber, welcome home.