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

Figueroa joins Hull after release by Wigan

Honduras defender Maynor Figueroa has joined Premier League newcomer Hull on a free transfer following his release by Wigan. Figueroa has agreed a two-year deal and is reunited with Hull manager Steve Bruce, who also signed the left back in 2008 when in charge of Wigan. The 30-year-old Figueroa set his sights on a move to the KC Stadium as soon as Hull secured promotion back to...
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June 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Figueroa rolls in for Hull

Sky Sports understands that Hull City have agreed a two-year deal with Wigan defender Maynor Figueroa. The 30-year-old is out-of-contract at the DW Stadium, and has opted to leave the relegated side. A number of clubs had shown an interest in the left-footed stopper - who is comfortable in a number of positions in defence. But it is Steve Bruce who has captured his signature for...
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June 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Dubious Refereeing Costs Newcastle Big At Wigan

Newcastle have every right to feel aggrieved about the result of this game,  as a controversial 90th minute goal was allowed by referee Mark Halsey even though it was clear that Maynor Figueroa had handled the ball in the build up to the goal. And referee Halsey also has some explaining to do related to [...]
Via Newcastle United FC Blog
March 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Figueroa red card appeal rejected

Maynor Figueroa will serve a one-match ban in Wigan's Premier League clash with QPR on Saturday after the club's appeal was rejected. The Latics had hoped to overturn the red card shown to the defender during the first half of their 3-0 defeat by Newcastle at St James' Park on Monday. Figueroa was sent off after he was deemed to have denied Toon striker Papiss Cisse...
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December 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Newcastle Beat 10 Man Wigan 3-0 – Hallelujah

Newcastle were given a huge advantage in this game after 13 minutes when Demba Ba was fouled in the penalty area by Maynor Figueroa, and referee Mike Jones gave a penalty and since the foul robbed Ba of a goal scoring opportunity Figueroa was sent off – and Demba Ba hit the penalty beautifully low [...]
Via Newcastle United FC Blog
December 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Figueroa: Panama Game Is Our Cup Final

Speaking to, Honduras star Maynor Figueroa looks ahead to a key FIFA World Cup qualifier and reflects on how Los Catrachos will cope without key midfielder Roger Espinoza.
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October 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Latics chief cool on contracts

Chief executive Jonathan Jackson insists he is not unduly concerned by the number of Wigan players in their final year of their contracts. Striker Franco di Santo and defenders Antolin Alcaraz and Maynor Figueroa are the most high-profile of those whose current deals expire next summer. But Jackson said negotiations had been on-going for some time and he was not too concerned they...
Via Fox Soccer
September 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Can Spain’s U-23 side continue the Spanish momentum in World football and bring home Gold?

TSHQ’s Olympic Football Preview: Group D by Gus Elvin Honduras- After losing all 3 of their matches at the 2008 Olympics in Beijing without scoring a goal, Honduras will look for much better in London. The Hondurans qualified for their 2nd straight Olympics by finishing 2nd in CONCACAF, clinching their spot with a dramatic 3-2 extra time win over fierce rival El Salvador in the...
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July 28, 2012  |  Discuss

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