I have 3 columns


I have thousands of different goalscores but would like summarize the amount of goals scored per goalscorer per competition

this works with a sumifs function


but given having thousands of goalscores, how can i dympacially sumamrize the unique goalscorers without having to hardcode the formula for each goalscore i.e. "ROONEY"

hope the truth is out there? :)
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Saurabh Singh TeotiaCommented:
Looking at your problem..I won't recommend doing it with a sumifs formula what i'm going to suggest is to do this with pivot table as that can really make your life easy and you can do all kind of analysis or summary whatever you are looking for using pivottable...

Here are few tips for your reference about how to create a pivot table...
Pivot Table-1 Example...

Pivot Table Example-2...

This will get you starting in right direction about what you want to do..

rutgermonsAuthor Commented:
ok but i would like my criteria to be reflected horizontally and not by rows
Saurabh Singh TeotiaCommented:
Yeah thats what you can do in pivot table...

You can drag the data whatever view you want both horizontally or in row field and column field..Just give me your sample data ..along with results you want to see i will help you building a pivottable for you..

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