Jim Jefferies recovering after heart attack
Former Hearts and Kilmarnock manager Jim Jefferies is recovering after suffering a heart attack while playing golf.
The 68-year-old had been taken by ambulance after falling on golf course at East Lothian and is now recovering from the hospital.
Led the Tynecastle side beating Rangers 2-1 at Celtic Park. He's now sporting director.
"As has been reported from tonight's press, sporting manager Jim Jefferies endured a heart attack before today whilst on the golf program," a Edinburgh City statement said.
"We can confirm that club chairman Jim Brown has spoken to Jim on
the phone this day and are very happy to say that he is in good spirits and looking forward to making a complete recovery.
"Both the team and Jim want to thank everybody who has been in contact 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.
Evening Dunfermline, Kilmarnock and hearts wanted him Twitter on Monday.
Hearts tweeted:"Everybody at Heart of Midlothian Football Club want to wish former priestalong with also cup-winning manager Jim Jefferies a speedy recovery after he took ill earlier now. Get well soon, JJ!"
A Kilmarnock dialog stated:"Everyone associated with the club wish our former manager a quick retrieval. We hope you are feeling much better soon Jim."
Dunfermline tweeted:"Everyone at Dunfermline is wishing former director Jim Jefferies a quick recovery after falling ill earlier now. Get well soon Jim!"