Republic of Ireland striker Kevin Doyle has been ruled out of Tuesday's Euro 2012 qualifier against Slovakia with a knee injury.
The Football Association of Ireland have confirmed the Wolves striker has returned to his club for treatment.
The FAI have said the remaining 21 players will travel to Slovakia, indicating they will not call up a replacement.
The Irish are in need of a win after losing 3-2 at home to Russia in Friday's match.
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