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For Jay Emmanuel-Thomas, Sunday afternoon’s game at Ashton Gate will mean more than most. It is not just about reaching the fifth round of the FA Cup, although that would certainly be a triumph for Bristol City. Nor is it about the young man from Forest Gate beating West Ham United, the team that his father and uncle still support. It is about showing, against a Premier League side, the talent and the promise he always displayed as a teenager at Arsenal.

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