Phil Brown intends to use Southend's FA Cup third-round tie against Millwall to see how far his side have come since he took charge.
Arsenal have been drawn to host Tottenham in the FA Cup third round, while Manchester United will face Swansea and Liverpool have a home tie.
Jay Emmanuel-Thomas and Sam Baldock got Steve Cotterill's reign off to a good start as Bristol City won 2-1 at Tamworth.
Macclesfield manager John Askey was pleased with a home draw against Sheffield Wednesday in the FA Cup third round.
Sheffield United avoided an FA Cup upset as goals by Jose Baxter and Jamie Murphy guided them to a 2-0 win at Cambridge.