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
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...
With Wigan’s Maynor Figueroa and goalie Joel Robles kicking the ball back and forth, Gareth Bale launched forward to karate kick a pass straight in for a goal.
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 [...]
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...
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 [...]
Speaking to FIFA.com, 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.
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...