Curbishley to jet in on scouting mission

Charlton Athletic manager Alan Curbishley will wing into Dublin on Friday to check out Republic of Ireland trio Stephen Ward, Gary Dicker and Darren Quigley.

Charlton Athletic manager Alan Curbishley will wing into Dublin on Friday to check out Republic of Ireland trio Stephen Ward, Gary Dicker and Darren Quigley.

All three could be involved as Bohemians take on UCD at Dalymount Park on Friday night and Curbishley is planning a flying visit to Dublin to watch the game before Charlton’s Premiership clash with Blackburn Rovers on Saturday evening.

Charlton have been watching Bohemians striker Ward - who was also watched by former Sunderland manager Mick McCarthy - and UCD midfielder Dicker since both impressed for Ireland at the Madeira International Tournament in February.

UCD ‘keeper Quigley is also now being watched after he attracted rave reviews that have alerted a number of English clubs.

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