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Maynor Figueroa Biography

Maynor Alexis Figueroa Rochez is a Honduran footballer who plays for Wigan Athletic. His profile is that of a left back or left centre back. Figueroa started his career with Victoria, before moving to Olimpia in 2003. He later became club captain. On 20 December 2007, Honduran newspaper El Heraldo reported that, as a result of interest expressed by the Premier League club Wigan Athletic, Figueroa would be travelling to England. In January 2008, Figueroa joined Wigan on loan for the rest of the 2007–08 season. On 23 December 2008, Wigan announced Figueroa had signed a three-and-a-half-year contract to join the club permanently. He scored his first goal for Wigan on 11 January 2009. He scored a close range header to secure a late winner against Tottenham Hotspur.On 12 December 2009, Figueroa scored a goal against Stoke City from his own half to put Wigan in the lead. Indeed, Figueroa's goal was chosen as Match of the Day's Goal of the Season for 2009–10. On 26 February 2011, he made his 100th Premier League appearance. During Wigan's first League Cup game of the 2012–13 season, Figueroa scored from 35 yards out, as Wigan defeated Nottingham Forest 4–1

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Top 5 goals from behind the half-way line in Premier League history
Top 5 goals from behind the half-way line in Premier League history
Stoke City midfielder Charlie Adam hit an astonishing goal at the weekend against Chelsea to level the score. His shot from 60+ yards beat Thibaut Cou ...
Gruesome image of Stephen Ireland's calf injury surfaces after horror tackle
Gruesome image of Stephen Ireland's calf injury surfaces after horror tackle
Stoke City Manager Mark Hughes claimed the tackle could have ended Stephen Ireland's career
Hull City recall Tom Ince and Maynor Figueroa from loan spells
Hull City recall Tom Ince and Maynor Figueroa from loan spells
Hull City recall Tom Ince and Maynor Figueroa from loan spells at Nottingham Forest and Wigan Athletic respectively.
Top 10 goals scored by players from inside their own half
Top 10 goals scored by players from inside their own half
Aberdeen’s Ryan Jack scoring from the half-line One of the greatest sights in world football, and arguably the most embarrassing for goalkee ...
Manchester United's Phil Jones a doubt for the World Cup
Manchester United's Phil Jones a doubt for the World Cup
Manchester United's Phil Jones a doubt for the World Cup after suffering a shoulder injury vs. Hull City last night.
Newly promoted Hull City sign Figueroa
Newly promoted Hull City sign Figueroa
Top 5 Premier League free agents this summer
Top 5 Premier League free agents this summer
It is coming to the time in the season when clubs are starting to plan for next year and one important consideration is properly sifting through those players whose contracts expire this summer to look for bargains. Below are 5 free agents to be who should be attracting plenty of interest if they make it [...]
Wigan stun Everton to make FA Cup history
Wigan stun Everton to make FA Cup history
Wigan 0 Arsenal 1: Edgy, nervous stuff!
Wigan 0 Arsenal 1: Edgy, nervous stuff!
Wigan 0 – Arsenal 1 (Arteta 60 (pen)) Man of the Match – Jack Wilshere (Arsenal) Unspectacular. Edgy. Nervy. And yes, full of tension. Nonetheless, 3 points. That was the story of today’s win over Wigan. And while the optimism of a win is always good, Arsenal fans do have the tendency to go overboard with [...]
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