Kilmarnock manager Jim Jefferies and former Hearts is currently recovering after suffering a heart attack while playing golf on Monday.
The 68-year-old is currently recovering in hospital and had been taken by ambulance after collapsing on golf course at East Lothian.
Directed the Tynecastle side to Cup glory in 1998 beating Rangers. He is presently sporting manager.
“As has been reported in tonight’s media, sporting manager Jim Jefferies suffered a heart attack earlier today while on the golf course,” a Edinburgh City statement said.
“We can affirm that golf chairman Jim Brown has talked to Jim about the phone this day and are pleased to say he is in good spirits and excited about making a full recovery.
“Both the club and Jim want to thank everybody that has been in contact to wish him well and enjoy greatly their kind thoughts at this tricky moment.”
He managed Berwick Rangers, Falkirk, Bradford City, Kilmarnock and, most recently, Dunfermline, and had two spells in charge of Hearts.
Hearts, Kilmarnock and Dunfermline wished him on Monday.
Hearts tweeted:”Everybody at Heart of Midlothian Football Club want to wish former fighter along with cup-winning director Jim Jefferies a quick recovery after he’d ill earlier now. Get well soon, JJ!”
A Kilmarnock tweet said:”Everyone connected to the club want that our former manager a fast recovery. We hope you feel better soon Jim.”
Dunfermline tweeted:”Everybody at Dunfermline is trying former director Jim Jefferies a quick recovery following falling ill earlier today. Get well soon Jim!”
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