Jim Jefferies

Scottish footballer and manager

Jim Jefferies (born November 22, 1950 in Musselburgh, East Lothian) is the Scottish football manager of Scottish Premier League team Kilmarnock F.C.. Jefferies began his managerial career at Gala Fairydean before he joined Berwick Rangers where he was manager until 1988. He then managed Falkirk FC, Heart of Midlothian FC and Kilmarnock FC. He was the longest serving manager in the Scottish Premier League when he left Kilmarnock in January 2010. He had been managing the club for eight years.[1]

Jim Jefferies
Jim Jefferies - Hearts.jpg
Jefferies as Hearts manager.
Personal information
Full name James Jefferies
Date of birth (1950-11-22) 22 November 1950 (age 69)
Place of birth Musselburgh, Scotland
Height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Playing position Right back
Club information
Current team
Dunfermline Athletic (manager)
Youth career
1965–1967 Gorgie Hearts
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1967–1981 Heart of Midlothian 227 (5)
1967–1968Haddington Athletic (loan)
1968–1969Gala Fairydean (loan)
1981–1983 Berwick Rangers 71 (0)
Teams managed
1983 Hawick Royal Albert
1983–1988 Gala Fairydean
1988–1990 Berwick Rangers
1990–1995 Falkirk
1995–2000 Heart of Midlothian
2000–2001 Bradford City
2002–2010 Kilmarnock
2010–2011 Heart of Midlothian
2012– Dunfermline Athletic
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only


  1. "Kilmarnock part company with boss Jim Jefferies". London, UK: BBC News. 11 January 2010. Retrieved 27 January 2010.