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Kilmarnock manager Jim Jefferies and former Hearts is currently recovering after suffering a heart attack while playing golf.
The 68-year-old is recovering in hospital and was taken by ambulance after falling on golf course at East Lothian.
Jefferies, who played with Hearts, led the Tynecastle side to Cup glory in 1998 beating Rangers 2-1 at Celtic Park. He is now sporting director.
“As was reported at tonight’s press, sporting manager Jim Jefferies endured a heart attack before today while on the golf program,” a Edinburgh City statement said.
“We can confirm that golf chairman Jim Brown has talked to Jim about the phone this evening and are very happy to say he is in good spirits and excited about making a complete recovery.
“Both the club and Jim would like to thank everyone that has been in contact to wish him well and appreciate greatly their kind thoughts at this difficult moment.”
He had two spells in charge of Hearts, and also managed Berwick Rangers, Falkirk, Bradford City and, most recently, Dunfermline.
Kilmarnock hearts and Dunfermline wanted him on Monday.
Hearts tweeted:”Everyone at Heart of Midlothian Football Club want to wish former fighter and cup-winning director Jim Jefferies a speedy recovery after he took ill earlier now. Get well soon, JJ!”
A Kilmarnock tweet stated:”Everyone associated with the club want that our former manager a fast retrieval. We hope you are feeling much better soon Jim.”
Dunfermline tweeted:”Everybody at Dunfermline is trying former manager Jim Jefferies a fast recovery after falling ill earlier today. Get well soon Jim!”

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