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The hearing was plain sailing for St. Eve and fellow nominee Michael Scudder, who have the backing of both Durbin and U.S. Sen. Tammy Duckworth.
Things have not been plain sailing this season for the Italian, and the Premier League title is looking certain to change hands come May with Manchester City looking imperious at the summit.
The start to life at the Signal Iduna Park was not strictly plain sailing, though.
Any Given Saturday' which is being serialised in the Daily Mirror, not everything was plain sailing behind the scenes.
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