"Doom mongers out in force! Tough group but I'd still fancy us to qualify."
Michael Owen backs England to make a fist of things after the World Cup draw.
"Was always gonna be a tough draw, great games tho. Got to earn a place on that plane now..."
Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick targets a place in the England squad for Brazil.
"Tough group for England. Cannot see them getting out of that."
Meanwhile, Joey Barton shows his pessimistic side.
I think Lallana will be a feature in England's World Cup team. Lovely footballer.— Gary Lineker (@GaryLineker) December 7, 2013
"Say what you want ... It's hard and fast... But England look absolutely petrified of Johnson ... #Fact #Ashes."
Former England cricket captain Michael Vaughan.
"@BeefyBotham & @piersmorgan call of a whitewash in Australia is absolutely correct, good judges, just got the wrong team
Aust 5 - 0 #ashes."
Shane Warne embarks on some banter with Sir Ian Botham and Piers Morgan.
"Seems Australia moving to a winning position! They are playing some very good cricket!"
Former England bowler Matthew Hoggard has been impressed with the way that Australia are playing in The Ashes.
Three games, nine points, 7:0 goals - Winter-wonderland in London.— Mesut Özil (@MesutOzil1088) December 4, 2013
"Going to try and play points today for the first time since surgery.... #rusty."
Andy Murray steps up his comeback from back surgery.
"Great news @Robbie9Fowler thinks arsenal can win the league,that's the 1st match of the day that I've enjoyed this season!"
Arsenal fan and jockey Tony McCoy is enjoying the Gunners' start to the season.
"Great games for us to look forward to in the WC!!! A real challenge is how it should be. Italy 2012 still hurts so great to have another go!"
England coach Gary Neville targets revenge at the World Cup.
Hello guys. I'm very happy to win the trophy Alfredo di Stéfano again this year. Thanks everyone! pic.twitter.com/nS7hUUuvKN— Cristiano Ronaldo (@Cristiano) December 2, 2013