FC Halifax Town could face Bradford in a tasty local derby in the first round of the FA Cup.
Mark Cooper was left ruing costly defensive errors after his Swindon side twice relinquished the lead in a 2-2 draw against Colchester.
Two goals from Michael Smith failed to hand Swindon all three points as sloppy defending allowed Colchester to grab a 2-2 draw.
Tranmere have continued to reinforce using the loan market by acquiring Colchester's Josh Thompson on a deal until January.
Non-League Conference outfit Aldershot have signed Colchester striker Dan Holman on a month's loan.
Tony Humes saluted Colchester's character after they recovered to beat Chesterfield 2-1 and continue their recent improvement.
Freddie Sears scored the winner as Colchester beat Chesterfield 2-1 to claim back-to-back home wins for the first time in two years.
New manager Mark Robins now knows the size of the task he faces as Scunthorpe ground out a 1-1 draw at home to Colchester.
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