"You can wave the white flag or you can keep going and we have decided to keep going. I am trying to fit round pegs in round holes."
Campo looked like he was hiding the match ball under his shirt when the sides walked out ahead of kick-off, but he is the steadying influence in the Bolton side.
Speed, too, could have a part to play in their revival and Nolan, noted for his goals in the Allardyce era, will always be a nuisance with his surging runs from midfield.
Megson said: "Footballers play for their families first and their club second. Managers come and go, but we have to be happy with a point in the circumstances.
"We created chances and it was a fair result. We couldn't have done any more."