cross was rammed home on the volley by the energetic Weir. In the closing stages, Bolton hit back when Clough executed a perfect free-kick past Sutherland's despairing dive to level matters.
However, there was still time for more drama as Paul McGuinness' side showed the character that United are famed for. Barmby juggled a Donald Love cross before helping the ball on to Wilson, who kept his composure to drill in his 13th goal of the season.
United: Sutherland; Love, Ioannou, Grimshaw, Rowley; Weir, Rudge, Pearson, Daehli; Barmby, Wilson. Subs not used: Byrne, O'Hara, Rothwell, Gorre, Evans.