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 in East Lothian and is recovering from the hospital.
Led the Tynecastle side to Scottish Cup glory in 1998 beating Rangers. He’s now sporting manager.
“As has been reported at tonight’s media, sporting manager Jim Jefferies endured a heart attack earlier today whilst on the golf program,” an Edinburgh City announcement said.
“We can confirm that golf chairman Jim Brown has spoken to Jim about the telephone this day and are pleased to say that he is in great spirits and excited about making a complete recovery.
“Both the team 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 also managed Berwick Rangers, Falkirk, Bradford City and, most lately, Dunfermline, and had two spells in charge of Hearts.
Evening Kilmarnock hearts and Dunfermline desired him on Monday.
Hearts tweeted:”Everybody at Heart of Midlothian Football Club would like to wish former priest along with cup-winning manager Jim Jefferies a speedy recovery after he’d ill earlier today. Get well soon, JJ!”
A Kilmarnock dialog said:”Everyone associated with the club wish our former manager a fast retrieval. We hope you feel much better soon Jim.”
Dunfermline tweeted:”Everyone at Dunfermline is wishing former manager Jim Jefferies a speedy recovery following falling sick earlier today. Get well soon Jim!”

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