Jim Jefferies recovering after heart attack
Former Hearts and Kilmarnock manager Jim Jefferies is currently 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 at East Lothian and is now recovering in hospital.
Jefferies, who also played for Hearts, directed the Tynecastle side beating Rangers. He's presently sporting manager at Edinburgh City.
"As has been reported from tonight's media, sporting manager Jim Jefferies suffered a heart attack earlier today while on the golf course," an Edinburgh City announcement said.
"We can confirm that club chairman
Jim Brown has talked to Jim about the telephone this evening and are pleased to say that he is in good spirits and looking forward to making a full recovery.
"Both the club and Jim would like to thank everyone who has been in touch to wish him well and enjoy greatly their form thoughts at this challenging moment."
He managed Berwick Rangers, Falkirk, Bradford City and, most lately, Dunfermline, and had two spells in charge of Hearts.
Kilmarnock hearts and Dunfermline wished him on Monday.
Hearts tweeted:"Everybody at Heart of Midlothian Football Club wantto wish former priest and also cup-winning director Jim Jefferies a quick recovery after he'd ill earlier now. Get well soon, JJ!"
A Kilmarnock dialog stated:"Everyone associated with the club want that our former manager a quick recovery. We hope you feel much better soon Jim."
Dunfermline tweeted:"Everybody at Dunfermline is wanting former director Jim Jefferies a speedy recovery after falling sick earlier today. Get well soon Jim!"