The combative midfielder was sent off against Italy in the final group game at Euro 2012 and will now face a one-match ban, missing out on a trip to Kazakhstan in SeptemberRepublic of Ireland midfielder Keith Andrews will miss his country's opening 2014 World Cup qualifier after being handed a suspension following his red card at Euro 2012.
The new Bolton signing was sent off for dissent during Ireland's final Group C match against Italy, which they lost 2-0, departing the tournament as one of only two teams to go home without a single point.
The Football Association of Ireland (FAI) revealed in a statement today that Andrews must serve a one-game ban for the away trip to Kazakhstan in September, with a further match suspended until after qualification for Euro 2016.
The statement read: "The Football Association of Ireland today confirmed that Uefa's Control and Disciplinary Committee has given Keith Andrews a two-match suspension with the second match suspended for a probationary period."
"The finding comes after the Committee considered the referee's report and a submission from the FAI's in relation to the sending-off incident which occurred in the match against Italy on June 18.