Former Hearts manager Jim Jefferies has suffered a serious heart attack and is recovering in hospital.

The ex-Kilmarnock boss collapsed while playing golf at Gullane.

The 68-year-old is understood to have been resuscitated by paramedics on his way to hospital.

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Dunfermline Athletic were quick to send a message of love and support to their former manager.

The Fife club wrote: "Everyone at #DAFC is wishing former manager Jim Jefferies a speedy recovery following falling ill earlier today.

"Get well soon Jim!"

Jefferies counts Falkirk and Bradford among his former clubs.