Adrian Hitchcox signed for Exeter City in
late August 1961.
"Meanwhile City are hoping to sign a new amateur tonight-18- year-old Adrian Hitchcox from Honiton. Hitchcox, an inside forward, was recommended to the club by former City player Barry Pulman, But this 5ft. 2in. player recommended himself by scoring 40 goals for Honiton last season. He has now been released by his local club, and is expected to sign for the City when he reports for training tonight."
Express and Echo 29/08/1961.
He scored his first goal for the reserves in the Exeter and District League game at St James's Park when City Reserves beat Sidmouth by five goals to none on the 16th September 1961. Adrian continued to play for the reserves throughout the 61/62 season. He left Exeter in 1962 to pursue a career in accountancy in London. Where he played for Wealdstone, in 1963 he returned to the Westcountry to work in Weymouth. Whilst there he played for A.U.W.E in the Dorset League 1.
In the early 2000's Adrian was a trustee of Exeter City supporters trust.
In 2023 Adrian had been a Former Principal Auditor, with Plymouth City CouncilRetired Chartered Public Finance Accountant.