Meanwhile, Burton boss Paul Peschisolido is delighted to have been drawn against Reading.
"It's a fantastic draw and I'm so pleased for the players," he said. "To get a draw like this is wonderful for the club and the players and it is a chance for someone to make a name for themselves. "
Elsewhere, Torquay who were also promoted from the Blue Square Premier, will visit Championship outfit Crystal Palace.
Preston will play host to Morecambe in a Lancashire derby, while Barnet entertain Watford.
Cash-strapped Darlington, who are due to come out of administration this summer, were handed further good news with a potentially money-spinning home tie against Leeds United.
The ties are scheduled to be played in the week commencing 10 August.
• Video highlights of every game in the Carling Cup next season will be available on the BBC Sport website, for UK users.
The draw for the first round of the Carling Cup is as follows:
Accrington Stanley v Walsall Huddersfield v Stockport Rotherham v Derby Tranmere v Grimsby Sheff Weds v Rochdale Bury v West Brom Notts County v Doncaster Lincoln v Barnsley Scunthorpe v Chesterfield Coventry v Hartlepool Darlington v Leeds Preston v Morecambe Crewe v Blackpool Carlisle v Oldham Nottm Forest v Bradford Macclesfield v Leicester Sheff Utd v Port Vale Cardiff v Dag & Red Wycombe v Peterborough Southampton v Northampton Barnet v Watford Hereford v Charlton Bristol Rovers v Aldershot Millwall v Bournemouth Gillingham v Plymouth Colchester v Leyton Orient Reading v Burton Albion Exeter v QPR Cheltenham v Southend Brentford v Bristol City Yeovil v Norwich Crystal Palace v Torquay MK Dons v Swindon Swansea v Brighton Shrewsbury v Ipswich
Matches to be played in the week commencing 10 August
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