Soccer-Honduras defender Figueroa joins Hull City from Wigan (Reuters)

LONDON, June 17 (Reuters) – Honduras defender Maynor Figueroa has joined newly-promoted Hull City from relegated Wigan Athletic on a two-year deal, the Premier League club said on Monday. The announcement reunites the 30-year-old left back with City manager Steve Bruce, who first signed him while manager of Wigan in 2008. “When the team were playing the final few games in the Championship, I paid close attention to the results because I wanted Steve Bruce to achieve promotion,” he told the City website (www.hullcityafc.net). “I was happy for him to earn the success. …

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