Jim Jefferies recovering after heart attack
Former Hearts and Kilmarnock manager Jim Jefferies is recovering after suffering a heart attack while playing golf on Monday.
The 68-year-old was taken by ambulance after collapsing on Gullane golf course at East Lothian and is now recovering in hospital.
Directed the Tynecastle side to Scottish Cup glory in 1998 beating Rangers. He is now sporting manager at Edinburgh City.
"As was reported from tonight's media, sporting director Jim Jefferies suffered a heart attack before today while on the golf program," an Edinburgh City statement said.
affirm that club chairman Jim Brown has spoken to Jim on the phone this evening and are very happy to say he is in great spirits and excited about making a full recovery.
"Both the club and Jim want to thank everybody that has been in touch to wish him well and enjoy greatly their form thoughts at this difficult moment."
He also managed Dunfermline Berwick Rangers Bradford City and, most lately, and had two spells in charge of Hearts.
Hearts, Kilmarnock and Dunfermline wanted him on Mondayevening.
Hearts tweeted:"Everyone at Heart of Midlothian Football Club would like to wish former captain along with cup-winning director Jim Jefferies a speedy recovery after he'd ill earlier now. Get well soon, JJ!"
A Kilmarnock tweet stated:"Everyone connected to the club wish that our former manager a quick retrieval. We hope you are feeling better soon Jim."
Dunfermline tweeted:"Everybody at Dunfermline is wishing former director Jim Jefferies a quick recovery following falling sick earlier today. Get well soon Jim!"
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