in sports, a group of teams which play against each other a division to put someone or something in a lower position to relegate one of the two games played to decide who enters the final round of a competition a semi-final to win a point or goal in a sport or game to score zero nil being raised to a higher position a promotion an extra game in a match played between teams who have the same number of points a playoff the Football Association Challenge Cup, an important competition in English football The FA Cup