Mike Green, a former apprentice, made a solitary substitute appearance for Exeter City in October 1977. He later appeared for Exmouth Town.
Starting as an associate schoolboy whilst at Hele's School he became an apprentice in 1974 and a full proferssional in November 1975. His only outing for the first team was at Southend, the town where he was born, on 23 October 1977 when he came on to replace Bobby Hodge.
He later played for Exmouth Town and, after working for a builders' merchant, went to university and gained a first class honours degree and a doctorate. He then became a lecturer at Loughborough University before his death from cancer in February 2009.