January 31, 1951
Liverpool, like Newcastle United and Bolton Wanderers, are now without a manager. Yesterday, Mr. George Kay, the Liverpool chief, resigned the managership because of ill health. He has been at Anfield for fifteen years.
The Liverpool club intend advertising for a new manager, and until Mr. Kay’s successor is appointed Mr. John Charles Rouse, the club secretary, will act as manager.
(Source: Daily Mirror: February 2, 1951)