Republic of Ireland captain Robbie Keane will miss next month's friendly against Greece as manager Giovanni Trapattoni assesses other players.
The Los Angeles Galaxy striker, the country's record goalscorer, is not included in the provisional 26-man party Trapattoni has named for the match at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin on November 14.
Trapattoni, who is under pressure after a disappointing Euro 2012 and a 6-1 hammering by Germany in World Cup qualifying this month, has said he intends to "try out new players".
One relatively new face is in-form Norwich midfielder Wes Hoolahan, who won his solitary cap in 2008.
The 30-year-old was initially included in Trapattoni's squad for the August friendly in Serbia but was unable to accept the recall due to injury.
The latest squad does contain experience in the likes of John O'Shea, Paul McShane, Keith Andrews, Glenn Whelan, Aiden McGeady and Kevin Doyle.
Fulham defender Stephen Kelly is also included despite reports of a bust-up between him and assistant coach Marco Tardelli between the October matches against Germany and the Faroe Islands.
But there are also 12 players who have made less than 10 appearances, including uncapped Everton defender Shane Duffy and Chelsea midfielder Conor Clifford.
Trapattoni intends to trim the squad to 23 before the match but is waiting on injury reports.
Trapattoni said: "I have decided to choose a provisional 26-man squad for this game due to injury doubts over players.
"As we have a break from competitive games for a few months, I am using this fixture as an opportunity to try out new players and view their potential.
"Greece are currently 10th in FIFA's world rankings, and will provide a very difficult opposition for us.
"Players like (Georgios) Samaras, (Fanis) Gekas, and (Giorgos) Karagounis are extremely talented. I am looking forward to setting our squad up for this challenge."
Aston Villa defender Ciaran Clark is included despite being out of action for almost a month with a knee problem.
Stoke left-back Marc Wilson is missing after breaking his leg in his club's draw with Sunderland last weekend. Injuries have also ruled out Sean St Ledger, Shane Long, Darron Gibson and Richard Dunne.
Provsional squad to face Greece in friendly at the Aviva Stadium, Dublin, on November 14: Westwood (Sunderland), Forde (Millwall), Randolph (Motherwell), Coleman (Everton), O'Shea (Sunderland), O'Dea (Toronto), Kelly (Fulham), McShane (Hull), Ward (Wolves), Duffy (Everton), Clark (Aston Villa), Delaney (Crystal Palace), Andrews (Bolton), McCarthy (Wigan), Fahey (Birmingham), Meyler (Sunderland), Whelan (Stoke), Clifford (Chelsea), Keogh (Millwall), McGeady (Spartak Moscow), McClean (Sunderland), Brady (Man Utd), Hoolahan (Norwich), Doyle (Wolves), Cox (Nottm Forest), Walters (Stoke).