Player Info

  • Lieutenant-Colonel Pelham George von Donop

  • Born: 28th April 1851, Southsea, Hampshire
  • Died: 7th November 1921, South Kensington, London aged 70
  • England Career: 1873 - 1875
  • Positions whilst with England: Forward
  • Clubs (and caps) whilst with England: Royal Engineers (2)
  • FA Legacy Number: 16
  • Notes: von Donop enlisted with the Royal Engineers in 1871 and served until 1899 rising to the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel. After his military career he became an Inspector of Railways from 1899-1913 and Chief Inspecting Officer 1913-16. A FA Cup winner in 1875. Godfather of Sir P. G. Wodehouse who was given his first name.

England Career Statistics

  • Debut: v Scotland (FR) on 8th March 1873 aged 21 years, 10 months, 10 days
  • Last Cap: v Scotland (FR) on 6th March 1875 aged 23 years, 10 months, 8 days
  • Career Length: 1 year, 363 days
  • Starts: 2
  • Substitute: 0
  • Withdrawn: 0
  • Full Games: 2

England Match Statistics

    • Match Type
    • Caps
    • Goals
    • Capt
    • Mins
    • Friendly
    • 2
    • 0
    • 0
    • 180
    • 0
    • 0
    • Competitive
    • 0
    • 0
    • 0
    • 0
    • 0
    • 0
    • Home, Away or Neutral
    • Caps
    • Goals
    • Capt
    • Mins
    • Home
    • 2
    • 0
    • 0
    • 180
    • 0
    • 0
    • Match Result
    • Caps
    • Goals
    • Capt
    • Mins
    • Won
    • 1
    • 0
    • 0
    • 90
    • 0
    • 0
    • Drawn
    • 1
    • 0
    • 0
    • 90
    • 0
    • 0
    • Playing Positions
    • Caps
    • Goals
    • Capt
    • Mins
    • Forward
    • 2
    • 0
    • 0
    • 180
    • 0
    • 0
    • Total
    • 2
    • 0
    • 0
    • 180
    • 0
    • 0

England Managers

    • Manager
    • Caps
    • Goals
    • Capt
    • Mins
    • Committee
    • 2
    • 0
    • 0
    • 180
    • 0
    • 0

    England Team Mates (Top 10)

    Sources

    • An English Football Internationals' Who's Who by Douglas Lamming (Hutton Press 1990)
    • The Early FA Cup Finals by Keith Warsop (SoccerData 2004) p 132.
    • England's Who's Who by Tony Matthews (Pitch Publishing 2013)

    Match List