Percy Hilton, signed from Everton, played a solitary game for Exeter City in 1921. He later played for Torquay United and, many years later, coached Exeter’s reserve team.
He was signed from Everton in the summer of 1920 but made just one Football League appearance for the Grecians in a 3-0 defeat at Southampton in April 1921. He then signed for Torquay United for the following season after previously playing for Bolton Wanderers in war time football..
In the early 1950s he assisted with coaching the reserves at St James Park.