Stoke’s Stephen Ireland Suffers Gruesome Gash During Premier League Game

Stoke City midfielder Stephen Ireland was substituted at halftime of Saturday’s Premier League game against Hull City. The soccer world discovered why Sunday. A heavy tackle by Hull City fullback Maynor Figueroa caused a deep gash on Ireland’s right calf. The Telegraph published a photo of Ireland’s gruesome wound Sunday, and the image has since...
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Watch Stoke 1-0 Hull City match highlights

Stoke boss Mark Hughes has accused Maynor Figueroa of making an "horrendous tackle" on Stephen Ireland during Saturday's 1-0 win over Hull, rating the challenge as worse than Ashley Barnes' on Nemanja Matic last weekend and hitting out at the officials for taking no action. Hughes had to take Ireland off at half-time of the Barclays Premier League contest at the Britannia Stadium...
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West Ham ease to victory over Hull to keep up pace in European chase

A dominant second-half display saw West Ham ease to a 3-0 win against Hull and secure their first league victory in five matches. After a sluggish first half, the hosts broke the deadlock in the 49th minute when Andy Carroll bundled home from close range after Allan McGregor fumbled Enner Valencia's shot. Morgan Amalfitano dinked home West Ham's second midway through the half, before...
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January 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Watch Hull City 0-1 Swansea City Match Highlights

Swansea boss Garry Monk took a calculated selection gamble against Hull and was delighted to be rewarded with a 1-0 victory. Monk surprisingly made seven changes for the trip to the KC Stadium, with top-scorer Wilfried Bony benched in favour of Bafetimbi Gomis while Gylfi Sigurdsson, Leon Britton and Jefferson Montero were all excused duty with minor fitness niggles. With the crowded...
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December 20, 2014  |  Discuss

What We Learned: USA vs. Honduras

Another international break is over for the United States and the theme for the US in this break has been experimentation. Jurgen Klinsmann has been bringing in new players and putting players in new positions in order to see how they perform for the future. This is the perfect time to test these things out and Klinsmann is taking advantage. What else did we learn?   1) The US needs...
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October 15, 2014  |  Discuss

What We Learned: USA vs. Honduras

Another international break is over for the United States and the theme for the US in this break has been experimentation. Jurgen Klinsmann has been bringing in new players and putting players in new positions in order to see how they perform for the future. This is the perfect time to test these things out and Klinsmann is taking advantage. What else did we learn?   1) The US needs...
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October 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Five Points: USA continues evolution and reinforces trends in draw with Honduras

BOCA RATON, Fla. The suddenly common story line requires a caveat. United States coach Jürgen Klinsmann and his players want to win these friendlies. They do not want to concede late goals to Enner Valencia, Maynor Figueroa or any other Premier League player willing to pop up at the death to snatch a result for their team. Much of the focus in the wake of the Americans’ 1-1 draw...
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October 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Honduras scores late for 1-1 draw with US

BOCA RATON, Florida (AP) Maynor Figueroa headed in a late goal to give Honduras a 1-1 draw with the United States in an international friendly Tuesday. Jozy Altidore marked the return to his hometown by opening the scoring in the 10th minute for his 24th international goal. Mix Diskerud intercepted a pass and Michael Bradley sent a long ball from midfield, where Altidore chested...
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October 14, 2014  |  Discuss

US gives up late goal in 1-1 tie vs Honduras

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) Jozy Altidore scored in his return to his hometown, and the United States wasted a late lead for the second time in in five days in a 1-1 tie against Honduras on Tuesday night. Maynor Figueroa got away from Jermaine Jones to score on a header off Mario Martinez's free kick from a flank in the 86th minute after a foul by Mix Diskerud. Altidore scored in the...
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October 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Late equalizer spoils USA's experiment vs. Honduras in friendly

BOCA RATON, Fla. -- This scene played out a bit differently in East Hartford on Friday, but the pain of another late goal felt all too familiar for the United States. Maynor Figueroa played the role performed by Enner Valencia a few days earlier and stunned the Americans with another late equalizer. His header in the 86th minutes lifted Honduras to a 1-1 draw at FAU Stadium and sent...
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October 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Hull's Europa League campaign ends after aggregate loss to Lokeren

Hull's first Europa League campaign ended in disappointment at the playoff stage after a vital away goal for Lokeren saw the Belgian side through at the KC Stadium via a 2-2 aggregate score. Having been beaten 1-0 in the first leg, Hull needed a convincing win at home but while Robbie Brady's brace was enough to ensure a 2-1 victory on the night, Jordan Remacle's strike proved crucial...
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August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 FIFA World Cup Game 9: France vs. Honduras Recap

In the second game of a three-game day, France took on Honduras in the second Group E match-up today. For Honduras, now at their third World Cup, they are still waiting for their first win. Lineups: France (4-3-3): Hugo Lloris (C) (GK), Mathieu Debuchy, Raphael Varane, Mamadou Sakho, Patrice Evra (DEF), Yohan Cabaye, Paul Pogba, Blaise Matuidi, Antoine Griezmann, Mathieu...
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June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

France v Honduras Preview: France again in midst of controversy at World Cup finals

France v Honduras Preview: France again in midst of controversy at World Cup finals - originally posted on 1998 World Champions and 2006 Runners up, France, take on Central Americans Honduras in Porto Alegre at 1pm local time in Brazil tomorrow. France go into the game riding on the crest of a wave of squad solidarity after an exceptional performance and result last...
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June 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Honduras World Cup 2014: Preview, Squad and Stats

Honduras World Cup 2014: Preview, Squad and Stats - originally posted on The South American minnows will be after their first ever World Cup win this summer, with Los Catrachos gearing up to appear in their third tournament, having qualified with relative ease. Manager: Luis Fernando Suárez Captain: Noel Valladares World Cup Winners: N/A World Cup Runners up...
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June 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Road to Brazil: Honduras National Team

Up next in Road to Brazil is the Honduran National Team. Honduras (ranked 30th by FIFA) is coached by Luis Fernando Suarez, and they are in Group E with Switzerland, Ecuador, and France. Los Catrachos will have their first match in the 2014 World Cup against France on Sunday, June 15 in Porto Alegre. 2014 World Cup Calendar: - France  vs. Honduras - June...
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May 30, 2014  |  Discuss

World Cup 2014: Honduras Name Squad, While Brazil, Holland and Nigeria Reveal 30-Man Teams

With the 2014 World Cup just around the corner, the national teams are beginning to narrow down their squads to determine who will be in the final 23-man squads as well as who’ll be in the provisional 30-man teams that will eventually be reduced to 23. Honduras are one of the first teams to announce their 23-man squad for the World Cup (see below), while Bosnia and Herzegovina...
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May 06, 2014  |  Discuss

England Tickets Now On Sale For Miami Friendlies Against Ecuador and Honduras

It’s been 9 long years since the England national team played a game in the United States, but soccer fans in the States will get a chance to see two England games this summer when the Three Lions play Ecuador and Honduras in World Cup warmup matches in Miami in early June. Just as England will be using the matches to prepare for the 2014 World Cup, so too will opponents Ecuador...
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April 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Reviewing Premier League Refereeing Decisions: Gameweek 26

The introduction of goal line technology this season has resulted in key decisions being made correctly through the use of the referee’s watch, which beeps whenever the whole of the ball crosses the goal line. During Tuesday’s game at the KC Stadium between Hull City and Southampton, there was a goalmouth scramble where 3 shots were fired towards the net in quick succession....
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February 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Southampton beats Hull 1-0 in Premier League

A second-half strike by Jose Fonte that needed a green light from goal-line technology gave Southampton a 1-0 win at Hull in the Premier League on Tuesday. Fonte bundled the ball over the line at the second attempt in a goalmouth scramble in the 69th minute. The Portuguese defender needed technology to claim his third goal of the season, with Rickie Lambert rifling home on the...
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February 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Saints earn gritty win at Hull City

Jose Fonte's second-half strike saw Southampton extend their unbeaten run to six Barclays Premier League matches with a 1-0 victory at Hull , who remain within touching distance of the relegation scrap. Saints were good value for three points, maintaining a fierce tempo throughout at the KC Stadium and creating a host of fine chances. Rickie Lambert and Jay Rodriguez were both in...
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February 11, 2014  |  Discuss
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