6th December 1966
Mick Lane, an apprentice from Somerset, was drafted into Exeter City’s first team to make a single appearance in August 1983. He later played for Minehead.He signed on schoolboy forms for Exeter City in December 1980 before becoming an apprentice and a later a full professioal in December 1984. However, he had made his only Football League appearance prior to that in September 1983 when he played against Scunthorpe United at the Old Showground in a 3-1 defeat.
Released on a free transfer at the end of the 1984-85 season, Michael signed for Western League, Minehead, and then went on to play for Chard Town, Barnstaple Town, Minehead (again), Tiverton Town, Chard Town (second spell with the club) and finally Elmore, whom he signed for in August 1993.
He was later living on a farm in the Somerset village of Hockworthy and was a property developer. Prior to that he was involved in sports events and spent six years in the United States.