1. A KICK-OFF is the start of a game of football.
The kick-off of the Cup Final between Arsenal and Liverpool was delayed yesterday due to bad weather.
What time does the match kick off?
2. A PLAY-OFF is a game to decide the winner, especially when the teams have the same number of points.
With both teams at 26 points, they will meet in a play-off on Saturday to decide who goes up to the first division.
United and Rangers are playing off for the championship.