Falkirk technical director Alex Smith suffers heart scare

Falkirk technical director Alex Smith
Alex Smith was interim manager of Falkirk in 2013

Falkirk technical director Alex Smith is in hospital after suffering a heart scare.

The 74-year-old was taken ill on Thursday and will be fitted with a pacemaker.

He won the Scottish Cup as manager of St Mirren in 1987 and again in 1990 with Aberdeen.

Smith, who also managed Stenhousemuir, Stirling, Clyde, Dundee United, Ross County, Falkirk and Scotland Under-21s, is said to be "in good spirits".

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