Kilmarnock manager Jim Jefferies and former Hearts is recovering after suffering a heart attack while playing golf on Monday.
The 68-year-old had been taken by ambulance after falling on Gullane golf course in East Lothian and is now recovering in hospital.
Directed the Tynecastle side beating Rangers 2-1 in Celtic Park. He’s currently sporting director at Edinburgh City.
“As was reported in tonight’s media, sporting director Jim Jefferies endured a heart attack earlier today while on the golf program,” a Edinburgh City announcement said.
“We can affirm that club chairman Jim Brown has talked to Jim on the telephone this day and are very happy to say that he is in good spirits and excited about making a full recovery.
“Both the club and Jim would like to thank everyone that has been in touch to wish him well and appreciate greatly their kind thoughts at this difficult moment.”
He had two spells in charge of Hearts, and managed Berwick Rangers Bradford City and, most recently, Dunfermline.
Evening Dunfermline, Kilmarnock and hearts wanted him on Monday.
Hearts tweeted:”Everyone at Heart of Midlothian Football Club would like to wish former priest and cup-winning director Jim Jefferies a speedy recovery after he’d sick earlier now. Get well soon, JJ!”
A Kilmarnock dialog said:”Everyone connected to the club wish that our former manager a fast retrieval. We hope you feel much better soon Jim.”
Dunfermline tweeted:”Everyone at Dunfermline is trying former manager Jim Jefferies a fast recovery following falling sick earlier now. Get well soon Jim!”

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